Posts Tagged: news

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #221

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: A follow-up on last week’s news: a camera was allowed inside the courtroom for the Travis Vader murder verdict, a first for an Alberta criminal trial. Paula Simons explains how livestreaming of the decision – something local media outlets fought for the right to do – caused… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for September 18, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines This ad has got to rank near the top of bad ideas from the City of Edmonton. Encouraging pedestrians to wear reflective tape? Really?! Why not encourage the people operating large weapons to slow down and pay attention? This ad is another example of our city’s car-oriented perspective…. Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for September 11, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Rogers Place officially opened this week with a ceremony on Thursday evening and a public open house on Saturday. You can see the full video of the ribbon cutting here and here’s a collection of photos from the official opening. Here’s a statement from PCL Construction and here… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #219

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Avenue Edmonton is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the September 2016 issue. “Publisher Orville Chubb and associate publisher Trudy Callaghan remember how one conversation led to bringing this magazine to print in 2006.” The Edmonton Broadcasters Club fall luncheon takes place on October 12 and will feature… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #218

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Even the newspaper delivery boys are getting fired! Thirteen-year-old “Connor Piquette has been delivering the Edmonton Examiner every Wednesday after school for the past year. But this Wednesday will be his last on the job.” He was one of “approximately 600 contract carriers” who received termination letters… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #217

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: We have launched the first version of the Story Garden at Taproot Edmonton! You can read about it in our latest newsletter. The Story Garden “is where members will seed ideas by asking questions, and cultivate other members’ ideas by expressing their level of curiosity and perhaps… Reads more »