Why are marine mammals washing up dead?

Why are marine mammals washing up dead?

Answer 1: Life’s tough, and more to the point, finite. So, animals die, even the charismatic ones that humans like. That’s Nature. Answer 2: Some thing, or things, are happening in the ocean, and these are signs of that. I don’t know what the answer...
How (Should) Journalists Use Social Media

How (Should) Journalists Use Social Media

This weekend at the Northern Voice conference, Kirk LaPointe from The Vancouver Sun and I spoke on a panel called “How (Should) Journalists Use Social Media.” The visuals I used, created using a new-to-me online tool called Prezi, are posted online here. I...
New and improved! Feed has arrived.

New and improved! Feed has arrived.

Well, mostly just improved. I had been getting pretty frustrated with some pieces of this site that weren’t working. There had never been an RSS feed, the comment form was broken, and so on. So, I hit up the very friendly people at the WordPress help desk at...
Shrinking my city with social media

Shrinking my city with social media

I’m going to be speaking at the Northern Voice conference this weekend, joining Kirk LaPointe from the Vancouver Sun on a panel called “How (Should) Journalists Use Social Media”. One of the tricky things in trying to prepare my presentation is that...