Grant Ainsley writes about things in the news media that interest him. Hopefully they’ll interest you too.
We all throw extra words and phrases into our conversation, Here are five you need to eliminate.
Artificial intelligence (AI) will soon be used on radio stations across North America. Will you listen?
A botched emergency alert touched off a firestorm in Alberta last week. Why?
1,037 elderly people died in Alberta nursing homes in the first nine months of the pandemic. Do we care?
The Edmonton Journal may have hit an all-time low recently when its Sports section was the smallest ever.
Millions and millions of dollars were spent on Super Bowl ads. Too bad we didn't see them.
Jason Kenney and Dr. Deena Hinshaw have new jobs and much more in common.
Three years after we started using online platforms for TV interviews, people are still making the same mistakes.
This is my 300th blog. I figure that's about 900 hours of work. Here's what I've learned.
When the chips were down, Canada's airlines blew it on communication. I have five reasons why.
For the third year in a row, there were no New Year's Baby announcements in Alberta. Are they gone?
Here they are. From COVID, to Hockey Canada to Edmonton Northlands. These are the Top 10 blogs I wrote in 2022.
If you want to do better media interviews - prepare, get some experience and be positive.
$1.6 million for four months of crisis communications work?
The headline might not appear to make sense, but hear me out on this.
Edmonton Northlands is falling apart - literally. It's sad to see.
It's a question that needs to be asked - Is social media worth it for municipal politicians?
If you're surprised about what Premier Danielle Smith is saying about COVID, you obviously didn't listen to her radio show.
The question has been asked for weeks - why did Hockey Canada mess up so badly under pressure?
If there's any company that hopes the Hockey Canada controversy fades away soon it's TSN.
It's been fascinating watching the spin governments have put on recent COVID announcements.
There was another sign last week that newspapers, as we know them, may soon cease to exist.
Why do we see so many newsmakers reading from a script on the local news? It's because they can.
There's a four-letter word far too many people are using when they answer questions from reporters.