Articles in Media

Doing Media Differently
Let's strengthen our bond as storytellers, develop a deep sense of respect for what each individual brings forward and help each other grow as one flourishing creative community.
by Michael Canton
Published February 21, 2014 in Media (3 comments)

Support Joey Coleman's Crowdfunding for Independent Journalism in Hamilton
The city's best-known independent journalist has made it his mission to cast a bright, steady light on City Hall, and he needs your support.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 06, 2014 in Media (5 comments)

Why Joey Coleman Deserves Your Donation
Joey Coleman's commitment to free and open news, focus on information that matters and dedication to citizen engagement enrich our community are worth supporting.
by Gavin Schulz
Published March 11, 2013 in Media (19 comments)

Dialogue Partners Apologizes for Mistakes, Defends Qualifications
The company behind last week's public engagement fiasco apologizes for its missteps and defends its qualifications as an internationally recognized communications facilitator.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 14, 2013 in Media (15 comments)

Hamilton's Plan for Bold Engagement Derailed but not Diminished
Hamiltonians should focus upcoming discussions on how to move forward in reforming the local budget process without losing sight of the values on which this engagement project was built.
by Lisa Marie Williams
Published January 14, 2013 in Media (5 comments)

The Silver Linings of a PR Fiasco
In the wake of the Our Voice, Our Hamilton debacle, silver linings are already starting to show. We've seen the power of social media wake up an entire city to demand better from our representatives.
by Dave Heidebrecht
Published January 10, 2013 in Media (37 comments)

City Orders Consultant to Pull Down Our Hamilton Website
The City just announced it has ordered Dialogue Partners to take down the 'Our Voice, Our Hamilton' website over offensive content.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 09, 2013 in Media (35 comments)

Does Your Outrage Feel Managed Yet?
A real apology explicitly acknowledges the nature and severity of the error, expresses real regret for causing harm, asks for forgiveness, and offers to make amends. The Dialogue Partners statement fails on all counts.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 09, 2013 in Media (16 comments)

City Public Engagement Initiative Triggers PR Fiasco
A brand-new initiative by the City of Hamilton to engage the public on public infrastructure funding has already drawn sharp criticism and ridicule.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 08, 2013 in Media (106 comments)

Time for CBC Hamilton to Up its Game
It is crucially important that CBC is in Hamilton, even in the limited capacity of its current iteration. Yet the service we are currently receiving is not commensurate with other communities across Canada.
by Sonja Macdonald
Published October 11, 2012 in Media (127 comments)

Raise Your Voice and Support Local Community Radio
As a listener-supported station, once every year CFMU reaches out to the community for support through its Raise Your Voice campaign
by Michael Borrelli
Published March 04, 2011 in Media (7 comments)

Citizen Journalism: The Rewards and Risks
A little research and some simple guidelines will let you write worry-free articles for your favourite community news web site.
by Mark Richardson
Published February 14, 2011 in Media (52 comments)

It's Time: CBC Investment in Hamilton
We are heartened to see the CBC's renewed commitment to increasing local radio service in under-served regions like Hamilton, but the work is not over yet.
by Sonja Macdonald
Published February 02, 2011 in Media (76 comments)

Why I'm With CoCo, And Why That Spells Trouble For Traditional TV
The escalating O'Brien/Leno feud illustrates the growing disconnect between a generation of Hulu-streaming, time-shifting viewers, and the networks and advertisers desperate to reach them.
by Ryan Danks
Published January 15, 2010 in Media (14 comments)

Bay Observer, Can You Do Better?
Local weekly misreports a rally protesting health care funding cuts as a protest against the creation of a pediatric emergency ward.
by Ted Mitchell
Published March 30, 2009 in Media (1 comment)

Toxic Spin: Spec Skews Coverage of Health Rally
A recent article ostensibly covering a rally to protest cuts to local health care spending illustrates a pernicious bias in how the Spectator reports the news.
by Ted Mitchell
Published March 13, 2009 in Media (10 comments)

Journalistic Imperatives: Saying What Others Mightn't
The huge gap left open by subservient corporate media called for the development of alternative means of communication, some with their own agenda but widespread enough to balance out.
by Ramzy Baroud
Published July 07, 2008 in Media (0 comments)

Welcome to Hamilton. (You are being watched.)
View Matt Jelly's new short film, Welcome to Hamilton. (You are being watched.).
by Matt Jelly
Published December 14, 2004 in Media (0 comments)

Article Archives

Recent Articles

Article Archives

Site Tools

Feeds