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My tweet was in the paper! Wait… am I okay with that?

by DJ Kelly September 24, 2009

On Tuesday I was informed that one of my tweets from the previous day had been published in the Calgary edition of Metro Daily. “That’s cool,” I thought. And it escaped my mind for the rest of the day. On my way home I started thinking about some of the conversations I’ve had with Metro […]

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Someone can’t do basic math

by DJ Kelly August 20, 2009

On August 13 Naheed Nenshi wrote a column for the Calgary Herald titled “Labels confuse our political understanding” in response to a comment Wildrose Alliance leadership candidate Danielle Smith made. Smith herself responded in print on August 16. (Shane over at Calgary Rants has his take on the exchange.) While this conversation is a good […]

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The 6 o’clock news is a 1950s department store

by DJ Kelly August 18, 2009

For my CBC Wildrose column today I chose to speak about ESPN and the Southeastern Conference (NCAA)’s new social media policies. (You can listen online here.) As the host, Donna McElligott points out toward the end of the interview, what we are really seeing here in sports organizations is they are struggling with the same […]

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Calgary City Council saves face by embarrassing themselves: ward boundaries solved!

by DJ Kelly July 14, 2009

Watching Calgary City Council debate the ward boundaries for the 2010 election last night was one of the funniest moments I think I’ve seen in that hallowed chamber. I mean funny as in sad. Like a comedy of errors. A comedy of people so deep in trouble the only way out was to thoroughly embarrass […]

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Doug Elniski: how to do it right

by DJ Kelly June 24, 2009

My blog post from yesterday about MLA Doug Elniski’s comments about women and equality made on his blog, and about participants at the Pride Parade made via Twitter quickly became the most viewed post in this blogs history. (Practically doubling from the previous high!) That post was particularly popular with Government of Alberta officials – […]

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