As COVD's third wave hits Alberta, the government needs to take some lessons from others who are telling us what the numbers really mean.
Police and fire department spokespeople speak in a different language to the media and have for years. When will they use plain language to communicate?
As we enter our second year of video interviews and meetings, I'm finding more best practices that people need to consider to look great on video.
It's taken a year, but post-game interviews with hockey players and others are finally starting to look like something that resembles pre-pandemic coverage.
Taking questions from reporters over the phone instead of in-person won't go away soon, because it's easier for governments to control the show and the message.
I left radio many years ago and haven't regretted the decision. The business I left though was far different than the radio world today and I actually have the government to thank for that.
The front pages of Canada's daily newspapers were blank last Thursday, in an effort to drive home their point about what might happen if they don't get paid for their content.
It's been ten years since Stephen Duckett uttered the famous words "I'm eating my cookie." Strange as it may seem, he might have played a role in the eventual rollout of the coronavirus vaccine in Alberta.
I've seen really bad backgrounds for media interviews done over video and some really good ones. Today I name my 3 stars for backgrounds from Canada's sports reporters.