Monthly Archives: May 2010

Why are marine mammals washing up dead?

I don’t know what the answer is, but there have been a lot of stories lately about marine mammals washing up dead on B.C. beaches. I’ve certainly reported on a few for CBC News.

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Why are marine mammals washing up dead?

I don’t know what the answer is, but there have been a lot of stories lately about marine mammals washing up dead on B.C. beaches. I’ve certainly reported on a few for CBC News.

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How (Should) Journalists Use Social Media

It would be easy (though not smart) to avoid “the audience” almost completely. In my opinion, good journalists don’t — with or without social media. I use tools like Twitter to reach out beyond the people I would otherwise know, to get to know my city better. My networks are bigger, and that makes my city smaller.

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How (Should) Journalists Use Social Media

It would be easy (though not smart) to avoid “the audience” almost completely. In my opinion, good journalists don’t — with or without social media. I use tools like Twitter to reach out beyond the people I would otherwise know, to get to know my city better. My networks are bigger, and that makes my city smaller.

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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 Northern Voice this weekend.

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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 Northern Voice this weekend.

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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”.

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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”.

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