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250News shutting down

This is shame. 250News.com has been an important force in the world of media and politics in Prince George and beyond.   I remember when I had a short internship working in a government office there were some key websites political operatives monitored — the Vancouver Sun, The Victoria Times-Colonist, and 250News as a sole […]

Posted on 15 September 2017 and filed under main, media, outbound, Prince George

Some thoughts for Canadian media in the wake of President Donald Trump

The temptation to go COULD A TRUMP CAMPAIGN SUCCEED IN CANADA? is strong and is already well underway. But I think some real thought needs to go into this, regardless of where you stand on the candidates or the issues.

Posted on 9 November 2016 and filed under articles, comments, main, media

facebook isn’t destroying journalism or reality (i think)

I suspect people weren’t better informed in previous times. My guess is the threshold for being well-informed was just lower.

Posted on 15 October 2016 and filed under media

Indigenous Canadians and the bus plunge

” Indigenous people, I’m afraid, haven’t rated very highly on that unspoken hierarchy. Canadians evidently do not consider Indigenous people proximate — and the less proximate the subject, the more indifferent the audience.”

Posted on 8 September 2016 and filed under articles, journalism, main, media

missing (indigenous) woman

If you hear a woman is missing, does it make you care more, or less, to discover she’s Indigenous?

Posted on 8 September 2016 and filed under articles, journalism, main, media

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