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Vancouver Kids Use Shirts as a Medium for Their Art

The freshest creativity that I witness amongst my friends and the kids I work with seems to diverge from mainstream structures. Unfortunately, when kids get innovative in "alternative" ways, there is...

Media at the 2010 Olympic Games: Reporters Call Mayor "Hot"

When reporters don't know you're listening...

Who Speaks Vancouver? South Asian Post, Indo-Canadian Times, Asian Pacific Post

Delve into Vancouver through its rich array of ethnic news organizations. Our list...

Creating the People's History of 2010: Accredit Yourself and Start Reporting, Partying, and Schmoozing with the World

Interested in crowd-sourced media's role in the Olympics? This dossier contains the evolving history of grassroots coverage from past Olympics plus tips and tactics for documenting civics, arts and sp

Canwest's Future Buyer Has an Opportunity to Innovate, But Will They Take It?

Yeah, we get it, newspapers as we know them are in trouble. Just like the advent of the telegraph changed how news was gathered, transmitted and reported, the Internet has done the same for papers. On

Canwest Global Communication Free Daily Giveaways

Recently, I noticed a new occurrence taking place at the Waterfront station and that is,  not only are your local 24 Hours or Metro newspapers being given away, but employees of the once...

Media's Future in Vancouver

Tomorrow, Vancouver will host MDD 2009 at the Vancouver Public Library, Saturday, Nov. 7, 11am to 6pm. The event is one of several public forums being held in cities across Canada, marking the tenth...

CanWest to Delist from the TSX Next Month

It was announced today that CanWest Global Communications Corp. (TSX: CGS), will be delisting the company's shares from the Toronto Stock Exchange on November 13th of this year. This announcement...

From the Vancouver Observer to Oprah

The Vancouver Observer provides interesting and edgy stories you can't find anywhere else. Even Oprah thinks so.

You're Invited

Join the media party.  VO's Relaunch celebration:  Tuesday, October 6th 5pm-7pm Ceili's Irish Pub 670 Smithe Street. Ninjas, music, tweetarama, comedy, more.