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Does This Blog Make Me Look Fat?

When it comes to blogging, we're still insecure. With over a decade of blogging under our global belts, it's still a new and developing form of communications and media that has yet to fully mature and find it's permanent place in the media landscape. But it could help your company a lot.
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Harper Backs Down on Gay Marriage

I suggest this whole incident be seen as an important moment. It is clear many, many Canadians are scared about the ideologically driven Federal government under Harper: Mr. Harper: take note. Conservative values are not Canadian values and many people are increasingly enraged by your policies.
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Best and Worst of 2011 Social Media

While 2010 saw businesses dip their toes in the social media pond, 2011 confirmed that social media is here to stay. Facebook reached the status of the third largest country in the world surpassing 600 million members.
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BCE Profit Spikes 41.4 Per Cent

MONTREAL - BCE Inc. posted a 41.4 per cent jump in its third-quarter net income, helped by strong wireless results and by its recently re-acquired CTV assets _ part of the telecom company's push into...

Farewell Ron Haggart

When prisoners rioted at the Kingston Pen over Dickensian conditions, taking hostages along the way, they demanded that Ron Haggart be present to guarantee the negotiations. He saved lives that day.
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Can TV Be an Active Medium?

Television has always been based on two pillars: Destination. From "Must See TV" to your favorite sitcoms on Thursday night, you could always tell what the conversation around the water co...

Where Have All the TVs Gone?

Like the disappearance of the landline telephone, the withering of cable will be less about long-time subscribers making a bold shift than about successive generations below them simply failing to sign up for a service they see as an unnecessary encumbrance.
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What New Media Must Learn From Comics

In a world where books struggle with their own digitization and only a small few earn the right to have a book deal that can turn into a blockbuster movie, it seems like comic book culture grows and still has a certain level of protectionism when it comes to the value of the actual physical paper.

New Media by Design

The Web is not a printed sheet of paper and those publishing content online should experiment with what that means. It won't only make the news online more interesting, it may actually make it worth paying for.

Canada's Media Is Around When You're Short of Enemies

Stephen Harper has worked hard in the past eight years to de-legitimize the role of the media in the political system. He deliberately worked to create bad feeling with the Parliamentary Press Gallery, then hammed up the role of victim when the press fought back. And the press didn't fight hard.