Canwest Global has announced that they are planning to sell or close(?) their secondary network in response to the financial pressure they are currently facing. This secondary network includes five TV stations across Canada. One of these stations is CHCA-TV, which was started up in 1957 by G. A. Fred Bartley, and is our local Red Deer station. For […]Read more "Can or will or should local TV station be saved?"
A front page article in the Red Deer Advocate, ‘Teachers Facing Cyber Attacks’ tells how the Red Deer Public School Board blocks myspace, facebook and other social networking sites in an attempt to fight cyber bullying of both students and teachers. According to Ron Eberts, assistant superintendent for information technology services, “The No. 1 reason […]Read more "Local School Board Blocks Social Networking Sites"
In this article from PC-World.ca, Don Tapscott talks about the ‘new’ classroom. Mr. Tapscott is the author of Wikinomics where he describes the changes in business and the workplace as a result of collaboration and sharing of ideas versus top-down, command and control environments which are elements of the traditional workplace. Schools, just like businesses […]Read more "Back to School – Will Your Classroom be Wiki’d?"
The CRTC – Canadian Radio and Television Commision (in their words “The CRTC is an independent agency responsible for regulating Canada’s broadcasting and telecommunications systems. We report to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage.”) released its annual report on Canadian Broadcasting on Tuesday this week. Here’s the news release with some highlights. Here’s the […]Read more "The Latest CRTC Report – Good News For the Web!"
Does your CEO blog? Would they like to? Would the PR department let them? Today on BNN – Business News Network, they talked to Steve Rubel, senior vice president, Edelman PR on the pros and cons of executive and corporate blogging. Good interview! No matter what questions they threw at him, Steve Rubel responded with essentially […]Read more "Does your CEO Blog!"