Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #68

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Bridget Ryan on ten years with BT Edmonton! No one has had a better view of her time at the station than Ryan Jespersen: “From humble beginnings as a fill-in weather host to being honoured as Edmonton’s Woman of the Year in 2010, it’s been… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #67

Happy Family Day! Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Big news for The Yeggies! The shortlist of nominees has been announced, as has the date and location for the event. Mark your calendars for May 4th at the Shaw Conference Centre! I am honored to have been nominated in the “Best in… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #66

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Venture Publishing will be launching an online business radio station in September. President & CEO Ruth Kelly told the Journal: “Web-delivered radio is, I think, a really effective and efficient way to provide more niche-oriented content like business radio.” Stay tuned here. In case you missed… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #64

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Have you heard? 92.5 JOE FM has been renamed to 925 Fresh FM. They must be doing the new format/station on a tiny budget. Not only is their logo horrendous, but their website consists entirely of embedded Facebook and Twitter widgets. Maybe that’s the way it… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #63

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Sounds like New Year’s Eve was a big success for Citytv, with a record-breaking 5.9 million unique viewers tuning in. “The inaugural year of the Edmonton celebration also garnered a strong audience among key demos, beating closest competitor Global by 24% among 2+ viewers and 19%… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #62

Happy New Year! Here is my latest update on local media stuff: As mentioned previously, Citytv’s Ryan Jespersen and Bridget Ryan are joining forces with Liann Cameron from 91.7 THE BOUNCE and Brandy Taylor from SONiC 102.9 to host our city’s New Years Eve celebration from Churchill Square. Looking forward to it! The TV show… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #61

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Here are some thoughts from Glenn Kubish on the media’s coverage of the Newtown tragedy. “Serious television news reporters have to make some kind of peace (and it can be made) with the fact their work, for the most part, is work that viewers will not… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #60

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Courtney Theriault is taking over the news anchor duties at Breakfast Television effective today. Congrats! The Edmonton Sun’s paywall went live on December 4. They call it SUN+ and you get a limit of 20 articles per month for free. For a limited time, you can… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #59

This week I want to first acknowledge that a number of readers have suggested I should improve the accessibility of my blog (link differentiation, appropriate alternate text and other features for screen readers, etc.). I have been planning to redesign for a little while now, and will make accessibility an important part of the update… Reads more »