How Social Media is Changing Politics and Reporting at CJFJtalk (2 of 2)
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How Social Media is Changing Politics and Reporting at CJFJtalk (2 of 2)

Some of the many key points raised by MPs Megan Leslie (NDP) and Marc Garneau (Liberal) and Mayor Jim Watson on the CJFJtalk political panel on social media.

How Social Media is Changing Politics and Reporting at CJFJtalk (1 of 2)
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How Social Media is Changing Politics and Reporting at CJFJtalk (1 of 2)

The Canadian Journalism Foundation hosted #CJFJtalk, a double-header of panels under the banner “On the Hill, Online & In the Loop: How Social Media is Changing Politics & Reporting.”

Ottawa event calendar
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Ottawa event calendar

Three professional development and networking events in the Ottawa area over the next month.

CreatorCamp Ottawa 2012 is this Sunday
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CreatorCamp Ottawa 2012 is this Sunday

Exploring the creative process across disciplines: audio, photo, video, fabric arts, cooking, woodworking, sculpture, painting, poetry, stories, books, etc.

Hélène Campbell will be welcomed back to Ottawa
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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 […]

Torch of Life Relay event in Ottawa for BeADonor.ca
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Torch of Life Relay event in Ottawa for BeADonor.ca

Friday was Hélène Campbell day in Ottawa. Following a ceremony at Ottawa City Hall, Conservative MP Harold Albrecht led a Torch of Life procession to Parliament Hill. Master of Ceremony Jeff Mauler from Hot 89.9 introduced Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan, NDP MP Peter Stoffer, Green Party MP Elizabeth May, Conservative MPP Lisa MacLeod, Torch of […]

Deconstructing election campaigns
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Deconstructing election campaigns

I’ll be joining Dan Robertson and Katie Telford on a panel called Deconstructing Election Campaigns. This IABC event is taking place Tuesday, October 25, 6-8 p.m. at the Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel in Toronto. The panel is described as follows: In the past 12 months, we have seen municipal, federal and provincial campaigns drive the news agenda. […]

Digital Public Affairs Podcast: Social media monitoring and political campaigns at IABC World Conference
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Digital Public Affairs Podcast: Social media monitoring and political campaigns at IABC World Conference

I’m in San Diego for the IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) World Conference. As part of the conference, I’ll be delivering a presentation and participating in a panel titled A Flash in the Pan: Finding Gold in Social Media Traffic Mined During Canada’s Federal Election. Earlier this evening I chatted with my co-panelists: Nygel […]

Are you registered for PAB2011?
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Are you registered for PAB2011?

PAB2011, the sixth edition of a conference on digital content creation and audience engagement is taking place June 24-26 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. At the risk of sounding a bit biased (after all, I am a co-founder and co-organizer of the conference), it’s an event that gets better and more inspiring each […]

Social Media Meets Traditional Election Coverage event
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Social Media Meets Traditional Election Coverage event

I’m honoured to be both a speaker and panelist this Tuesday evening as part of an event hosted by the Canadian Journalism Foundation. The event is titled Social Media Meets Traditional Election Coverage and features journalists Chris Boutet, Kenyon Wallace and Jesse Hirsch. If you’re at the event, be sure we have a chance to […]

Online tools help you become hyper-local
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Online tools help you become hyper-local

Social networking is great for opening doors to new connections as well as sustaining and even growing existing personal and professional relationships. A popular feature of new technology is time and place shifting digital-social interactions; you can be anywhere, anywhen. Of course, real-time communication is also possible through text chats and services such as Skype. […]

Organize your own CreatorCamp (download the ebook)
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Organize your own CreatorCamp (download the ebook)

In an effort to help would-be CreatorCamp organizers (it’s super easy) the CCyow2010 organizing team has prepared a 6-page PDF that includes a behind the scenes look at our planning experiences, tips for organizing your own event, keys to success and the CreatorCamp toolkit. Click here to download the CreatorCamp ebook (PDF). CreatorCamp DIY View […]