We are currently working on a project for theOlds Fashioned Christmas group. There are so many events taking part in town during November and December we wanted to feature the volunteers and collaboration involved. Next year, 2013, is the 20th Anniversary of the Olds Fashioned Christmas. Here’s more information on the group: Olds Fashioned Christmas […]Read more "Videos for Olds Fashioned Christmas"
(BTW: the following rant in no way reflects the point-of-view of our sponsors!) If broadcast networks and cable providers are so concerned about the current sad state of local TV, then why have they done so much to kill it over the past decade? There is a battle between the networks and the cable companies […]Read more "Local TV a pawn in the battle between networks and cable"
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"
Kempton Lam sent us a message via the Facebook group – Fair Copyright for Canada – Calgary Chapter. ——————– Subject: Dr. Michael Geist to speak at Red Deer College in March Dear Fair Copyright For Canada Calgary Chapter members, Dr. Michael Geist will be speaking at Red Deer College in March. Please attend and pass along […]Read more "The Fight for Canada’s Digital Future – Dr Michael Geist at Red Deer College"
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?"
The Vatican is now publishing videos on YouTube at http://ca.youtube.com/vatican. According to Pope Benedict XVI, the internet is a “new way to speak of God”. The videos are available in four languages. Considering that there are millions of people practicing the Catholic religion across the globe this is a great communication method for the Vatican. It is also […]Read more "The Pope has a YouTube channel and you can too!"
According to this press release from ComScore, who measures and reports on digital and online usage, online video viewing has increased by 45% in October 2008 when compared to a year ago. …U.S. Internet users viewed 13.5 billion online videos during the month, representing an increase of 45 percent versus year ago…more than 147 million […]Read more "ComScore reports a 45% increase in online video viewing"