Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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CBC taps Galloway to host <em>Metro Morning</em>

Matt Galloway, who replaced Avril Benoit on CBC Radio's Here and Now, will now be the host of top-rated Metro Morning when Andy Barrie takes his leave on March 1. When Galloway opened his broadcast on Monday, he said one item would be on shifting one's circadian rhythms. :) Galloway is a very capable CBC […]

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Monday night mini-set

Three songs I posted to Twitter. I think there's a common thread running through them, but you be the judge: Diana Ross, 'Love hangover' – http://tinysong.com/74dZ MC Solaar, 'Paradisiaque' – http://tinysong.com/aSME Miles Davis, 'the Doo-Bop song' – http://tinysong.com/bCeI

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The trust is gone

It would seem there’s nothing like a recession to knock the stuffing out of Americans’ trust in information sources, and that applies to friends as well as the news media.

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What do NYT readers like to email each other?

Long, intellectually-challenging, vaguely positive stories that inspire awe, says a new study.

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'Plentiful content, so cheap'

NYT writer David Carr essentially writes that if he worked the same way he does now for the rates Demand Media pays, he would have an above-average salary — in Haiti.

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