Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #111

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: After ten years on the job, Global Edmonton’s Trouble Shooter Julie Matthews is moving on to become a senior investigator with Service Alberta. Her last day was Friday, May 2. Also leaving Global Edmonton is Shane Jones, who will be joining PCL as their new Media Relations… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #110

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Former Alberta Premier Alison Redford has been in the news lately for her absence from the legislative assembly, and now the local media is being criticized for “verging on tabloid journalism” with their coverage. It does seem a bit over the top. Anyone in her position would… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #109

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Edmonton Oilers aren’t the only local sports team making deals with Rogers Media: FC Edmonton has also signed a partnership agreement with Rogers to have 13 of 14 home games broadcast on Citytv Edmonton and 101.7 World FM. Here’s a wrap-up on the RTNDA and AMPIA… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #108

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: 630 CHED found itself in a world of trouble on Thursday after it posted a controversial poll question online. Many angry Edmontonians weighed in on Twitter, including MLA Thomas Lukaszuk, who threatened to pull all Alberta government advertising off the station. The station later changed the wording… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #107

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Global Edmonton’s Julie Matthews on reaching 10 years as the Troubleshooter! The program itself has been running for 20 years now – don’t miss this video marking the anniversary. There’s also an interview with Julie Matthews and here’s another from 630 CHED. Here’s part of… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #106

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: As mentioned, Friday was Carrie Doll’s final day at CTV Edmonton. After a story about Miguelito’s Little Green Car, her colleagues Dez and Daryl worked with photographer Leroy Schulz to capture her last day. You can watch Carrie’s last broadcast plus a bunch of other farewell videos… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #105

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The recipients of the 2014 Alberta Magazine Awards were announced in Calgary last week. Congrats to Omar Mouallem and all the other local writers and magazines who cleaned up! Speaking of Omar, he’s got a fancy new website. Looks good, though I wish the blog were updated… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #104

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Alberta Film & Television Awards nominees were announced on Thursday. Edmonton-made TV drama Blackstone earned the most nominations at 13. The awards will be handed out on April 12 in Calgary. The finalists in the 2013 National Newspaper Awards competition have been announced. The Edmonton Journal… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #103

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The radio ratings for November 2013 to February 2014 are out. 630 CHED takes the top spot, followed by Now 102.3 FM and CBC Radio 1. At the other end of the scale, I don’t think iNews 880′s share has ever been lower – is change on… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #102

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Here is the first issue of The Pulp, “a cutting edge online magazine that makes the most of pop, quirk, and nerd culture in Edmonton.” They’ve got a pretty attractive website and you can follow them on Twitter at @thepulppress. Congratulations to Cheryl Cottrell-Smith, editor-in-chief, and the… Reads more »