Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #198

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to all the 2015 CAJ Awards finalists! CBC Edmonton’s Jennie Russell and Charles Rusnell are finalists for Smoked Out and the Edmonton Journal’s Larry Wong is a finalist in the photojournalism category. Congrats to the Journal’s Curtis Stock on winning his 11th Sovereign Award for this… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #197

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Jana Pruden has announced she is joining the Globe and Mail. She’ll remain here in Edmonton and will be writing about crime, policing, and more for the Globe’s Alberta bureau. I typically avoid April Fools’ Day jokes, but Dave Cournoyer’s was pretty funny. “Marking the first complete… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #196

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to all of the RTDNA Canada nominees for the Prairie Region! CBC Edmonton, Global Edmonton, and CTV Edmonton all received numerous nominations. Global Edmonton’s Gord Steinke will be honored by RTDNA Canada with a lifetime achievement award. “Steinke, who has worked at Global Edmonton for 24… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #195

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Heather Boyd’s report into accreditation of news media for the Province has been released. You can download the 122 page PDF here. The report recommends that the Province “avoid developing a specific government media policy” and that it should instead “be guided to various degrees by convention,… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #192

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Mel Priestley wrote about the future of journalism in Vue Weekly last week and concludes “the onus is on the journalists themselves to diversify their skill sets as much as possible,” given the rapidly changing media landscape. Former Edmonton Journal editor Margo Goodhand was a guest on… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #191

Congratulations to Moe Banga on winning the Ward 12 by-election this evening! You can see the full unofficial results here. The official results should be released later this week, with the swearing-in ceremony taking place Friday afternoon. Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The big story of the week was Rebel Media’s fight… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #190

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Here are some thoughts on the shuttering of local news from CKUA CEO Ken Regan. “Acquiring and distributing reliable, fact-based news content in any professional media organization is labour intensive and expensive,” he wrote. “Real news after all does not arrive at the doorstep of the media.”… Reads more »