Saw this tweet from Mark Hamilton: Great (exhaustive) list of social media tools for journalists, by@macloo Here’s the post: Best social media tools for journalists
Managed to attend a Feb. 16 talk by Digital First CEO John Paton here in Toronto before an audience that had a number of news managers in it. Here’s my Storify summary.
On Feb. 15, the Poynter Institute’s Jeff Sonderman offered a six-pack of tips from Social Media Week. I’ll highlight one about my favourite SM platform — Twitter:
Oh boy. I found out today there may be something else wrong with me! If you’ve been following my blog recently, you know I’ve been on about my bout with severe depression. What is this other condition, as identified in a independent medical evaluation? Dysthymia.
Former Birmingham, Ala. TV anchor Roy Hobbs, arrested in April 2010 for drug possession, offers some personal perspective on Whitney Houston and the twin devils of depression and addiction.
Apparently there is such a thing as the Conrad Black Award for Outstanding Conservative Journalism. It’s issued by the Ontario Progressive Conservative Campus Assocation. I asked on Twitter if this was a joke.
Back in the 1990s, the painful job cuts the CBC went through were referred to as a “hollowing out,” if I remember correctly. Outwardly, things seemed the same, but inside, the core was gone from the tree. If the Conservative government forces a 10 per cent cut on the CBC in a bid to rein [...]
Receiving treatment for his mental illness made him a better Michael Kimber, argues Michael Kimber, who blogs at Colony of Losers. And, he added, maybe his creativity gave him the courage to talk about it.
I’ve always thought The Globe and Mail created some fine infographics, but I couldn’t find them on the Web. Not a problem any more.
Google Maps-meister Patrick Cain of Global News came up with a(nother) good idea, executed with his colleague Leslie Young.