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Metro column: Social media are game changers

by DJ Kelly February 18, 2011

There’s a movement afoot and it is going to affect the makeup of the Alberta legislature moving forward. Each of the three provincial parties without a leader now officially has someone running for the position. That in and of itself isn’t news, but what is of note is how they have each announced and how […]

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Metro column: Focusing on the individual, not the party

by DJ Kelly February 11, 2011

I’m not a big fan of party politics. I could care less which party is in charge. I care more about who the people in government are and what kinds of decisions they make. [Note: This last sentence was cut from the printed version, but I thought it was important so I added it back […]

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CBC Radio column: Newspapers and magazines and mastering the Internet

by DJ Kelly February 9, 2011

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with host Donna McElligott I talk about how reports of the internet fueled death of newspapers and magazines are greatly exaggerated. I talk about Avenue Magazine and their editorial panel, the Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal’s use of online chats, journalists joining Twitter to create one on one […]

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Who would you be proud to have as premier?

by DJ Kelly February 8, 2011

I’m not a fan of party politics. Quite frankly I could care less which “party” is in charge. I care more about who the people in government are and what kinds of decisions they make. With three leadership races going on at the provincial level there is an immense possibility for new leadership, some names are even […]

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Metro column: Wrap your head around this equation

by DJ Kelly February 4, 2011

If a day is an eternity in politics then the past week at the Alberta legislature requires a quantum physics degree to wrap your head around. First Dave Taylor gives the Alberta Party their first MLA, then the premier announces he’ll step down, then the finance minister quits 24 hours later, and finally this week […]

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