YouTube is unveiling a new service – News Near You – featuring news related videos from your local area. Cool. Although not a sole source provider for local news and certainly not a competitor for a good local TV station it may help to keep us updated on local news and events. The catch is […]Read more "Local news near you – from YouTube"
Our local TV station, CHCA-TV will go off the air on August 31, 2009. They were part of the Canwest Global E! network. Canwest claims they did everything they could to save the five stations across Canada which were targeted. Only three made the cut but ours and CHEK in Victoria, BC didn’t. Whose fault […]Read more "Local TV station fades to black – a victim of our times"
My blog in the local paper – Red Deer Advocate – has gotten some traffic following a recent post on the future of our local TV station. We were even on the front-page (below the fold) on Saturday’s paper. Kinda cool . . . but what really matters is the reaction to the topic. It’s […]Read more "Follow-up to local TV post"