Did digital get municipal candidates elected?
By October 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Did digital get municipal candidates elected?

Some key takeaways from an interview I did on CBC Ottawa Morning on how municipal election candidates used (and should use) digital.

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Their appeal is becoming more selective
By August 8, 2011 1 Comments Read More →

Their appeal is becoming more selective

Kevin McGowan, Kathleen Petty and I had a great conversation about the present state podcasting during a segment on CBC Ottawa Morning. The catalyst for the discussion is the recent announcement by Kevin that he’s putting an end to his popular music podcast, The Ruckus. The conversation largely hinged on the fact that most podcasters produce their podcasts […]

Brent Louks and I talk about #elxn41
By March 30, 2011 1 Comments Read More →

Brent Louks and I talk about #elxn41

I spoke with Brent Louks on Saskatoon’s 650 AM this morning. Naturally, the conversation was about the digital side of the election. One question stood out and I’m really glad Brent asked it. With all of the media attention and public hype about social media in the election, and my findings that the conversation is […]

Evolution of media intimacy (Tod Maffin at PAB2010)
By July 28, 2010 0 Comments Read More →

Evolution of media intimacy (Tod Maffin at PAB2010)

Clip videos of the PAB2010 conference speaking sessions are starting to appear online. The first of the series is a nine-minute section of Tod Maffin‘s workshop on “IT”. Specifically, the video focuses on the evolution of media intimacy, from “original” stage performance, through radio, television and now digital media including podcasting.

Thursday Special Blend of PAB2010
By April 28, 2010 0 Comments Read More →

Thursday Special Blend of PAB2010

He’s a friend, podcast co-host, he’s part of the PAB2010 team and his name is Bob. It makes it a bit confusing that his family name isn’t Goyetche. That’s why I call him “OtherBob”. Tomorrow morning Bob Ledrew and I will spar, laugh and answer questions about PAB2010 on Thursday Special Blend, the Thursday morning […]

Hot and Cold Media (part 1): Media in the digital age
By September 9, 2009 2 Comments Read More →

Hot and Cold Media (part 1): Media in the digital age

It’s easy to see that specializing and streamlining is not the beacon of fortunes the media conglomerates have been counting on. Radio and television in particular have been gambling on homogenized content and centralized programming in an attempt to make their content work on the widest scale possible; all of this at the expense of […]

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John Cleese: radio interviews beat television interviews
By July 16, 2009 0 Comments Read More →

John Cleese: radio interviews beat television interviews

I happened to catch the first ten minutes of Jian Gomeshi’s interview of John Cleese (rhymes with ‘cheese’) on this morning’s edition of CBC Radio’s Q.  The interview opened with Mr. Cleese pointing out how much more he enjoys radio interviews over television interviews noting that on radio, the interviewer and interviewee can follow each […]

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Campus/Community Radio, the Web and Media in the Digital Age
By June 1, 2009 0 Comments Read More →

Campus/Community Radio, the Web and Media in the Digital Age

The National Campus-Community Radio Conference is being hosted by CKUT in Montreal from June 7 through 13 and I’m pleased that I will be speaking in a session titled Campus/Community Radio, the Web and Media in the Digital Age at 12:00pm on Friday, June 12.  If you are planning on being at the conference and […]

Radio’s auto-obsolescence
By May 31, 2009 4 Comments Read More →

Radio’s auto-obsolescence

If the statistics are to be believed, the 18-24 demographic is a dying market for radio stations. This information can be spun and used in a variety of ways; and it has been by private radio which claims that the loss of that market segment means a loss in revenue and the beginning of the […]

Twittering vs. Journalism
By May 27, 2009 0 Comments Read More →

Twittering vs. Journalism

Kady O’Malley Twittered that she participated in a discussion about the “pros and cons of nearly-realtime journalism” on CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning.   Unfortunately, the audio clip for the segment keeps timing out and I haven’t been to listen past the introductions. The segment relates to the coverage of Ottawa Mayor Larry O’Brien’s criminal trial. […]

Bloggin’ and Travelin’
By October 8, 2008 0 Comments Read More →

Bloggin’ and Travelin’

I admit that I haven’t been blogging much lately.  In fact, it’s been pointed out to me on a few occassions that my blog is collecting dust. My reasons for letting it slip are all good — I’ve been busy with client work.  This has kept me busy at home and has resulted in the […]

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Interrupting the Age of Persuasion
By July 31, 2008 11 Comments Read More →

Interrupting the Age of Persuasion

One of CBC radio‘s best offerings, a weekly documentary on the history of marketing and public relations, is not in the fall 2008 schedule. That’s right… The Age of Persuasion will go back into remission, falling into the down curve of the on-again-off-again nature of the show as accepted by the program’s cult following. Fortunately, […]

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