CBC Radio column: Newspapers and magazines and mastering the Internet

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…

2010 Year-End Blog Review

On this exact day (January 3) of last year I wanted to take a look back at the previous year as viewed through the eyes of my blog. At the time I said 2009 “was a good year for me personally and I think this blog shows some of the highlights that come to my…

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

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…