Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #49

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: In case you missed it: Omar Mouallem did a great piece for New Trail, the University of Alberta’s alumni magazine, featuring five local bloggers. I’m pretty happy that Sharon and I were profiled together! Also featured were Adam Rozenhart, Caroline Gault, and Aaron Levin. You can check… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #48

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: CTV Edmonton’s story on Thursday about a photo tweeted by EPS Constable Brendan Power caused quite a stir on Twitter. Gord Lacey’s post does a good job of summarizing the issues that most people had with it (so does this tweet). On the other side, Gary… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #47

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: With the Olympics now underway, there are a bunch of programming changes in effect at CTV. Puget Sound Radio, a very active radio and television message board, is hosting Edmonton’s “PSR Media Mob Day” on August 15. They are inviting “any radio and television people with… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #46

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Councillor Dave Loken and Deputy Premier Thomas Lukaszuk were both in the news last week for comments they made using social media. Premier Redford had to “have a talk” with Lukaszuk because of an inappropriate joke he made on Facebook. Loken, on the other hand, got… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #45

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: From David J. Climenhaga: “The newspaper industry was officially pronounced a dead man walking on Sunday, July 8, 2012.” I think it may have happened before that, but whatever, the story is that the Journal is going to be eliminating another 25 jobs. (Thanks to Stuart… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: BT Bloggers Week

I had the pleasure of kicking off BT Bloggers Week bright and early this morning on Breakfast Television! Every day this week a different blogger will be in the studio with Ryan Jespersen, Bridget Ryan, and the rest of the BT Edmonton crew. This is actually the second time I have done this – the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #44

I’m looking forward to Wednesday evening’s DIYalogue. Sharon and I will be “speed mentors” along with Mary Bailey, the publisher of The Tomato, and a number of other “local food luminaries”. Should be fun! Here is my latest update on local media stuff: I’m so glad I was able to attend the live recording of… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #43

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Here’s your must-read post of the week: Stacey Brotzel recounts the experience of having a bomb sent to A-Channel about 13 years ago. Thank you for writing that Stacey. Yesterday was the final Sunday print edition of the Edmonton Journal. Dave wrote a goodbye post and… Reads more »