Journalism


John Oliver Perfectly Explains Why Every Newspaper Becoming Buzzfeed is Terrible News

John Oliver Perfectly Explains Why Every Newspaper Becoming Buzzfeed is Terrible News

Buzzfeed, as used in the headline, is as much a metaphor for today's multi-platform content generation distribution platforms as it is the name of a website whose most read article last week was probably something along the lines of 'Which...
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Sonia Sunger: Today's Notable Young Professional

Today's Notable Young Professional is BC1 news anchor Sonia Sunger, who hosts her own three-hour show every weekday on British Columbia's first and only 24-hour news channel. Here's what inspired her towards her career path
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Jeff Campagna: Today's Notable Young Entrepreneur

Today's Notable Young Entrepreneur is world traveller Jeff Campagna, who launched independent, ad-free sub-compact publication Compass Cultura to celebrate in-depth, dynamic travel journalism. Here's why he's confident this return to traditional journalistic principles will see a resurgence online within five years
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Unique Lives Speaker Series: A Dangerous Life With Laura Ling

Save the date: Laura Ling will be in Calgary on Wednesday May 7th as part of the Unique Lives Speaker Series that’s taking place at the Jack Singer Concert Hall, an event not to be missed if you’ve ever wondered about the dangerous and adverse situations that reporters face to get the groundbreaking stories that we see on the evening news
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Five Notable Writing Tips from a Writer

We are always slightly amused by the amount of people who, in conversation, exclaim that they “can’t write.” While there indeed is an art and talent to writing (just as there is to playing an instrument or making a movie), there are ways that anyone can become a better writer – and the first step is opening oneself up to it
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The Benefits of Writing

Just as physical activity keeps our bodies healthy, and education keeps our minds sharp, writing is a holistic approach to wellness that maintains our emotional health. Here's why adding a daily writing routine will help keep your stress levels low, your self-confidence high, and your emotional state stable
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