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Monday, November 29, 2021

Wiarton Willie is dead and the town, its Mayor and the news media all don't look good.

Monday, November 22, 2021

It was a busy weekend for Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. A news conference last week was a sign of things to come.

Monday, November 15, 2021

We all listen to, and watch traffic reports on radio and TV. What goes into them might surprise you.

Monday, November 8, 2021

Just when you thought things couldn't get worse for the NHL, they did last week when its media relations fell apart.

Monday, November 1, 2021

We would still be in the dark about what happened within the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010, if it wasn't for Rick Westhead.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Last year at this time Ryan Jespersen was out of a job. Then he created one for himself.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Albertans are going to the polls today, but there's one vote far more important than the others.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The firing of an Edmonton Elks radio analyst shows the control teams and leagues have over what gets said about them by their broadcasters.

Monday, October 4, 2021

Ed Mason was not only an incredible radio news personality, he was the greatest mentor in my career.

Monday, September 27, 2021

We're over a year and a half into the pandemic, but still people and companies haven't figured out how to use Zoom and other online platforms.

Monday, September 20, 2021

It's been frustrating watching politicians avoid answering questions from reporters during this election campaign.

Monday, September 13, 2021

There are times that politicians should not be in front of the media. The Alberta government found out the hard way last week.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

It never looks good when a bureaucrat shuts down a news conference when a reporter has an important question to ask.

Monday, July 12, 2021

I have a new website. It is like bringing a new baby home from the hospital. The difference is, the sleepless nights appear to be over.

Monday, June 28, 2021

Do governments in Canada get a passing grade for their COVID communication?

Monday, June 21, 2021

Frank Bonner died last week. I met the man most people remember as Herb Tarlek many years ago and here are my memories of the wacky WKRP salesman.

Monday, June 14, 2021

Last week, a New York Yankee pitcher wasn't ready for a simple, but telling question from a reporter. Here's how he should have handled it.

Monday, June 7, 2021

Vaccinations are now called jabs by many people. Others talk about their vacay. Where did these words come from and why?

Monday, May 31, 2021

More and more, I see people asking reporters and media outlets to ask tough questions to Premier Kenney and Dr. Hinshaw at news conferences. Here's why it's happening.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

There's hardly a day goes by that I don't see a medical doctor interviewed on TV about COVID. I talked to one I know to find out what it's been like.

Monday, May 17, 2021

In Ontario, they're said to be "Protecting the King". It's a good move, one Jason Kenney should be trying in Alberta.

Monday, May 10, 2021

Is one COVID vaccine better than the others, or is there one that isn't as good as the others? Many Canadians think they know the answers.

Monday, May 3, 2021

With COVID numbers going through the roof in parts of Canada, maybe it's time for government to change the way it has been talking to Canadians?

Monday, April 26, 2021

April of 2021 feels a lot like April of 2020. Rising COVID cases and governments still dropping the ball.

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