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...

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.

Study Examines The Impact Of PR On News

Study Examines The Impact Of PR On News

The pressure to produce three times as much content as they did twenty years ago means that journalists are heavily reliant on pre-packaged information and have little time to follow-up on it.

International Olympic Committee Allows Beijing Athletes To Blog

International Olympic Committee Allows Beijing Athletes To Blog

The International Olympic Committee has ruled that athletes at the Beijing Olympics will be allowed to write about their experiences...