Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #41

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Big props to Tamara Stecyk for organizing another very successful Meet the Media Tweetup! In her recap post, Tamara said “it appears that a themed tweetup like Meet the Media is overwhelmingly popular and in demand.” Here are some photos from the event. Edmontonian Mark Marek… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #40

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: The big news today is that Postmedia is once again making significant cutbacks and this time Edmonton is affected. Effective July 1, the Journal will no longer be publishing a Sunday edition of the paper. They are also dropping TV Times in print, and are evaluating… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #39 (Wonderkid Edition)

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: To say that today was an interesting day in the Edmonton mediasphere would be a huge understatement. The big news is that Brittney Le Blanc, aka “Wonderkid”, is leaving 630CHED/iNews880 after six years with the organization. She wrote: “Saying goodbye is one of the toughest things… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #38

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: No idea where they are getting their metrics, but Global Edmonton sent out a tweet the day after the election thanking Edmontonians for making them the most watched election-night special in the city. Speaking of, Linda posted a photo of the web team that kept Global… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #37

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: I really like the new metronews.ca website. Powered by WordPress, I find the new Edmonton website much easier to read and navigate! What do you think? Despite some blog posts receiving thousands of likes and tweets, an online poll conducted by Metro found that 44.6% of… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #36

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: For updated election projections, check out ThreeHundredHeight.com. Here’s their post from earlier today highlighting how well the Wildrose are doing in recent polls. If you haven’t already, check out Alberta Tweets. It’s a project of Armadillo Studios that is visualizing the election on Twitter – who… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #35

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: It’s official: Election Day in Alberta will be Monday, April 23. I love that Elections Alberta has embraced Twitter as a key communications tool. The candidates themselves think that social media is going to have a big impact on the election too. The hashtag to use… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #33

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: I was very pleased to see some coverage in the Journal for the Prairie Belles Podcast! The duo behind the podcast, Daneel Irons and Lisa Nicole Grace, celebrated two years of recording this weekend – congrats! The Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards are coming up… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #32

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: The Corus Radio Group was able to raise $1.24 million in last week’s Stollery Children’s Hospital Radiothon. Marty Forbes has that plus a ton of other local radio news in his Sunday column. He notes the surprise announcement that Doug Rutherford is stepping down from Corus… Reads more »