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 »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #42

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Northlands has partnered with the Edmonton Journal and Global Edmonton on the Name Your Fair Contest. Think you can do better than Capital Ex for the name our city’s annual fair? Submissions close on June 29. “A selection group including representatives from the Edmonton Journal, Global… Reads more »