media

What if there were no election polls?

Pollsters can't agree on how much they influence political outcomes. But they are arguing for fewer "crappy" surveys -- and a less gullible media.

Me in Media: how media fosters the inclusion of minorities

Vancouverites gathered at Me in Media seeking answers about media and its role in defining society.

How does ethnicity shape Vancouver's headlines?

Join Me in Media, a public dialogue on how to challenge stereotypes and create a more inclusive city through media, on Tuesday, September 13 at the Vancouver Public Library from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Review of Page One: Inside the New York Times

Page One: Inside the New York Times is a new documentary that paints a portrait of the changing news-cape through the eyes of the New York Times  media-desk. The film chronicles the day to day...

Redefining success: an overachiever's view

My Planning 10 teacher taught the students in my class how to answer interview questions this year, but there was one question that particularly stood out to me: “Do you consider yourself successful...

Reinventing the Media: Hacks/Hackers Comes to Vancouver

On Wednesday, June 1, Vancouver joins the likes of New York and Boston with the launch of its own chapter of Hacks/Hackers.

Huffington Post forces Canadians into national ghetto (then lets them out)

Corporate American giant, AOL, denies Canadians the real Huffington Post. Commentators fume.

Rethinking our relationship with brands

Do you feel helpless amidst the battle of the brands? Author and branding consultant Bruce Philp pushes readers to reconsider the relationship between consumers and corporations.

Re-invent Canadian media at Media Democracy Day

"Now is the time to re-imagine and re-invent what we want Canada’s media to look like.The current media system in Canada is going through major transformations with both the fall of traditional...

Blogging under fire

If bloggers are to be taken seriously as journalists—an objective that surely all my blogging peers would strive for—they must be held accountable for what they publish. And when they aren’t, bad-appl