If you’re fighting clinical depression, a walk among the trees tops a stroll along an urban street when it comes to boosting cognitive performance, claims a new study.
Disco diva Donna Summer has died of cancer at age 63. She provided the voice, with Giorgio Moroder producing, for this landmark song:
The Globe and Mail’s Paul Waldie communicated with Canada’s most high-profile ex-convict, who plans a simple life of writing public books, conducting private business and trying to lose weight.
TVO’s The Agenda had a recent episode on depression with four practitioners holding forth with new thoughts about how to treat this illness. Here are some notes.
In response to a slowdown in advertising sales, the Globe and Mail will be asking staff to accept unpaid furloughs this summer as one way to cut costs.
From The Globe and Mail: Publisher and chief executive officer Phillip Crawley told an all-staff meeting Thursday that the paper will implement a metered paywall system this fall, asking readers to pay if they read more than a certain number of articles each month. The number of free articles per month hasn’t yet been established, [...]
It seems that replacing print dollars with even digital dimes will be tougher than newspaper organizations thought. Digital ad sales are stagnant or even falling at some news companies.
New technologies, new habits, news ennui among young people and many other factors are driving journalism’s decline, writes Stijn Debrouwere. But he offers some ways for news companies to thrive in the everyone’s-a-publisher, good-enough-news that we find ourselves in today. Fungible is a really good essay. Read it. The summary: A treatise on fungibility, or, [...]
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Former Globe and Mail journalist Jan Wong has self-published a book about her descent into, and recovery from, severe depression. It will have a priority place on my personal reading list. You can hear Wong talk about her book on May 7 at 7 p.m. at the North York Central Library.
Lord Black of Crossharbour, a former Canadian citizen, is getting approved for temporary residency in Canada despite being a convicted criminal, the Globe and Mail is reporting.