Posts Tagged 'ubc'

Canada’s beef-is-safe campaign, circa 2003

My thesis was on risk communication, using mad cow disease as a case study. I looked at the language media used to used to discuss the safety of Canadian beef after Canada’s first mad cow was found in May 2003. I remember that day vividly.

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Canada’s beef-is-safe campaign, circa 2003

My thesis was on risk communication, using mad cow disease as a case study. I looked at the language media used to used to discuss the safety of Canadian beef after Canada’s first mad cow was found in May 2003. I remember that day vividly.

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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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