There will be no Death Star (and other disappointments)
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There will be no Death Star (and other disappointments)

Updates on US Government’s sense of humour and willingness to speak the language of their audiences, Chris Spence’s apology and a correction in my analysis.

Hélène Campbell: Individuals make a difference
By December 18, 2012 1 Comments Read More →

Hélène Campbell: Individuals make a difference

In this documentary trailer, double-lung transplant recipient Hélène Campbell explains the role of individuals in making change.

Hélène Campbell will be welcomed back to Ottawa
By July 16, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Hélène Campbell will be welcomed back to Ottawa

Hélène Campbell will be welcomed back home to Ottawa tomorrow. The event will be hosted at 11:30am at the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill in the Sussex Lounge of the Government Conference Centre, 2 Rideau Street [update: location changed due to the risk if thundershowers] by Federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq, Nepean-Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre and […]

Hélène Campbell’s #BeAnOrganDonor campaign proves every voice counts
By March 30, 2012 6 Comments Read More →

Hélène Campbell’s #BeAnOrganDonor campaign proves every voice counts

Perhaps you’ve heard of Hélène Campbell. She’s a 20 year-young woman in need of a double-lung transplant. If you have heard of her, it’s because of social media. Rather than silently hope people are signing organ donor cards to help her and others like her, Hélène and her friends have put organ donation into the public […]

What do library and donor cards have in common?
By February 10, 2012 4 Comments Read More →

What do library and donor cards have in common?

Hélène Campbell is 20 years old. You may have heard of her. She’s become something of a celebrity in the last month. She’s used social media to help her raise awareness of blood and organ donation. Hélène has a degenerative lung disease and needs a double lung transplant. With the help of friends, she’s taken […]

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Australian Department of Justice understands social media and digital culture
By August 3, 2011 3 Comments Read More →

Australian Department of Justice understands social media and digital culture

The Australian Department of Justice published this video to increase internal (and external) awareness of their social media policy. The video highlights what the department considers to be the ten most important points of the policy. Since all communication should be subject to the same care and scrutiny no matter where the communication takes place […]