Posts from the ‘Media’ category

I Remember When Maclean’s Was a Serious Magazine

Dan Brown’s new book is “the most anticipated book in decades”? Really? We always had Maclean’s around our house growing up. I remember enjoying the movie…

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A Proclivity for Anonymity

Over the past week, we’ve been teaching a series of workshops in the Interior. We had a couple of media people in our sessions–one editor of…

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Unintentional Irony in Today’s Vancouver Sun?

Maybe the editors are just having a good time in the dog days of summer.

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Adieu, Boredom

Both Steve and Travis–independently of each other, I think–recently reached the same conclusion: we’ll never be bored again. Steve writes about what’s available on his iPhone…

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€50,000 a Pop For Entrepreneurs

Joe quoted Dylan Collins of Jolt Games about the culture of start-ups and funding in Ireland: “If Enterprise Ireland was to make 200 or 300 grants…

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Why Are There So Few Comments on Mainstream Media Blogs?

In my Social Media Marketing 101 talk, I begin by reviewing seven fundamental shifts in media culture over the past decade. One of them is that…

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Newspaper Bullish on Ad Sales in Newspapers

This week the Vancouver Sun (along with other Canadian newspapers) is running a series called ‘The Enduring Newspaper’. Today’s piece was entitled “Ad buyer remains bullish…

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Video of the CBC’s ‘Q’

I discovered the podcast for the CBC arts and culture radio program ‘Q’ while we lived in Malta, and listened to it quite regularly. When we…

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