MPs are peeling away the layers of mediated experience to close the gap between themselves and the constituents and issue stakeholders they serve.
Highlights from Bob Ledrew’s talk on what creatives and content producers can learn from the practices and structures of journalism.
More of us are faced with the first world decision of having to pay for online news from traditional news organizations. It’s not simply about money.
To be seen as relevant, journalists and content creators must be attentive to online chatter and be able to tell stories to their audiences in short segments — digestible sizes with the most important-in-the-moment information.
I guess I like smart television. Which is too bad, really. Every damn time (Arrested Development reference, see below) I learn about a great television show worth watching, it’s either just been cancelled or labeled by network executives as ‘too smart for television’ which an intimate cult following can’t save with a flash mob (for the [...]
I appeared on Power Play with OpenMedia’s Steve Thomson to talk about the CRTC’s ruling on usage-based billing. Sadly, CTV doesn’t make it possible to embed their video clips on other sites. So, if you’re interested, you’ll have to go to their site to see the clip. Before our segment, Don Martin spoke with CRTC Chairman Konrad [...]
Ontarians go to the polls tomorrow. Which means that I’m making my election night television debut tomorrow night. Sandra Blaikie will be hosting and I’ll be in the studio doing mostly analysis of the role of digital in the election campaign, and some political analysis. We had our production rehearsal this afternoon. This video captures [...]
I was at Rogers Television this afternoon to get to know the production process, meet Ottawa candidates in the Ontario election and watch the taping of the debates. This video shows some of the behind the scenes before and during the Ottawa Centre taping. The video features Veronique, Sue, Guy, Laura, Derick, Sean and Mark [...]