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?"
Someone recently told me that they saw a news item about a local organization podcasting. I checked it out and they weren’t. Instead they were streaming video from their web site. Big difference! Needless to say I was a little disappointed. Since words like social networking, Web 2.0 and podcasting are so new it’s to be expected […]Read more "A podcast by any other name . . ."
While reading the Edmonton Journal newspaper (yes I still read hard-copy) this morning over coffee I came across this article featuring how some University of Alberta medical students are using podcasts to learn about their subjects. What was unique about what they were doing is how they turn their dry academic medical information into pop […]Read more "Podcast as learning tool at UofA"
BRASScast Episode 19 – albertaJOBcast In this episode we introduce you to albertaJOBcast and how employer profiles and job ads published as audio and video podcasts on social networking sites such as Facebook, YouTube and iTunes can help a company recruit staff from the Gen X and Gen Y (18-35 year olds) demographic. You might […]Read more "BRASScast Episode 19 – albertaJOBcast"
Imagine my surprise when I heard that a Calgary, Alberta marketing company – Comrade – was the featured guest on Marketing Voices an online marketing news podcast out of the US. Surprised in a good way of course. Comrade’s Managing Partner and CEO Thelton McMillian discussed with Jennifer Jones, a study they conducted for Marketing Voices. The […]Read more "Social media program review – from Alberta"