Has digital killed the TV star? Not so fast…

June 14, 2012

The year was 1979 and though I wasn’t born yet, I still recognize this song as a classic (love the outfits!): Well, it’s 33 years later and video still hasn’t killed radio. Personally, on most days I listen to the radio while I’m writing. And here’s a shocking revelation: I don’t own a TV and […]

Traditional media reality check: evolve or cease to exist

May 24, 2012

A digital literacy series would be incomplete without the inclusion of one of today’s most hot button topics – the impact digital media is having on traditional media. This very blog is a result of the rapidly growing world of new media. I am able to share information with an unlimited audience and I am […]

Working the Twitter beat – social media journalism

November 26, 2009

Angela Joyce interviewed me recently about all things journalism. Thankfully she cut out the video and much of my prattling and whittled it down to these few comments on “working the Twitter beat” – here’s the audio:

Canadian journalists on Twitter – the (soon-to-be) definitive list

October 10, 2009

A colleague was asking me whom to follow on Twitter in their field. Providing an answer took more Googling than it should have. It occurred to me, why is there no comprehensive list of Canadian journalists on Twitter? At least, none that I could find. Oh sure there was this one http://mediaontwitter.pbworks.com/Canada+-+Media+On+Twitter, and this one […]

First RTNDA Canada webinar on social media a solid success

October 9, 2009

RTNDA Canada and my company, communicatto, hosted a webinar earlier this week for members only, a first for the association. “Social media, will it replace us or reform us?” attracted roughly 50 members from across the country who tuned in via the DimDim webinar platform. While the technology exhibited a few hiccups (the sound sound went […]


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