Walter Schwabe from “fusedlogic” recently asked via Twitter ‘if a candidate’s use of social media would affect your support for them?’. We don’t have access to the answers that Walter received from the Twitter community but we will offer our own here. There is a lot more to a candidates platform than whether or not […]Read more "Political candidates and social media: don’t miss out on spreading your message"
We had posted about setting up a TV studio in your basement ala Leo Laporte a few months back and it has received a few hits from folks out there. This past weekend we brought our setup online and broadcast/webcast our first live show for Radio Free Red Deer – independent music from the heart […]Read more "TV studio in your basement – update"
PriceWaterhouseCoopers (Canada), Big Table of Digital Media and Animation Incentives 2009 shows that provinces other than Alberta provide some form of tax relief to investors in digital media companies. Where’s the Alberta Advantage here? A quote from the Big Table: “As digital migration accelerates, digital spending will remain the entertainment and media industry’s main engine […]Read more "Government support of digital new media – PWC report"
With the closing of our local television station, CHCA-TV my ears perk up when ever I hear via radio, TV, blogs or face2face conversations mention of possible new options. On Sunday, while we were driving down to Innisfail to meet-up with some friends, CBC news from Calgary was on the Jeep’s radio (yes – I […]Read more "Hyper-local news and media"
On Saturday August 1, 2009 at approximately 6:00pm MST the Big Valley Jamboree, a country music festival in Camrose Alberta, was struck by tragedy when high winds caused the main stage to collapse. One person was killed and up to fifteen were injured. A fierce wind storm passed through Alberta moving from the north-west and […]Read more "#BVJ – using Twitter to watch local news unfold"
(NOTE: please consider the following a critique of an existing podcast – not just criticism. I know some of the people involved and feel comfortable in offering some advice in improving their podcast. I won’t link or show the podcast out of respect for them.) After watching a few episodes of a company’s first foray […]Read more "Sorry – this is not a podcast, nice try though"
Thanks to Richard Harrington from RHED PIXEL for posting these links. Although this is a group from the U.S. some of their ideas and strategies can apply and be used here in Canada – federal, provincial and local. Check it out! Richard’s blog post with the links Facebook group – New Media for a New […]Read more "Government and new media – Facebook group"