Online Journalism is approximately the opposite of History of Media, as far as university courses go. History should give us reverence for the journalists and practices of the past while an online course arms us with tools for the future.
As the waters of the Bow and Elbow rivers rised and crested in late June, so too did my waist size. Before the floods, I’d never worked at a newspaper while a natural disaster unfolded around us. It was all excitement and breaking news and… Read More
Originally published at J-Source.ca on April 24, 2012 By Zoey Duncan Though bloggers and tweeters dictated much of the coverage of the Alberta provincial election, when it came to mainstream media, amongst all the digital pageantry and Wildrose boosterism, one thing was conspicuously sparse in the coverage:… Read More