Clay Shirky On The New Media Environment

Clay Shirky On The New Media Environment

I’m getting a little bit Tumblr-esque here with a short post – I’m going to let the video do the...

Charlie Brooker Shows Us How To Report The News

Charlie Brooker Shows Us How To Report The News

A little light viewing for you. You may have already seen this – if so, watch it again. Otherwise, take...

Live-Blogging Breaking News – A Good Idea?

Live-Blogging Breaking News – A Good Idea?

Yesterday morning, at roughly 10:45am, a gunman opened fire in a subway station in downtown Toronto. That incident alone was...

Are Media Channels Diverging Or Converging?

Are Media Channels Diverging Or Converging?

While looking over the new Vancouver Sun website recently (congratulations again on the redesign to Kirk Lapointe and his team),...

Why Christie Blatchford Won’t Blog

Why Christie Blatchford Won’t Blog

Christie Blatchford wrote an excellent piece in Thursday’s Globe and Mail entitled, “I’m not blogging this, mark my words.” Her...

Twitter Becoming A Source, Not Just News

Twitter Becoming A Source, Not Just News

Is Twitter moving beyond being a news story and towards becoming a credible source for them? Not too long ago...

Citizen Journalists Break Toronto Explosion Story

Citizen Journalists Break Toronto Explosion Story

I got home from my run today to see a Twitter message from Jeremiah Owyang about an explosion and subsequent...

Newspapers: A Growth Business?

Newspapers: A Growth Business?

According to the World Association of Newspapers, newspaper circulations world-wide rose 2.57% in 2007 and 9.39% over the last five years.

Don’t Believe Everything You See

Don’t Believe Everything You See

Multiple newspapers including The Los Angeles Times, The Financial Times and NYTimes.com published a photograph of Iran’s recent missile test today. The photograph shows four missiles moments after their launch. The problem? It appears only three missiles were successfully launched.

Globe And Mail Ends ‘Insider’ Subscriptions – All Articles Now Free

Globe And Mail Ends ‘Insider’ Subscriptions – All Articles Now Free

The Globe and Mail newspaper, a rare hold-out in the age of free online content, removed the shackles from its website last week. As of May 31 all of the Globe's columnists, horoscopes, puzzles and more are available for free.

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