A large US study has concluded people have greater trust in news coming from local papers, radio and TV stations, again showing the importance of local news.
There are many misconceptions about what happens during media training and one of the biggest is, people are told how to lie better.
The Walterdale Bridge in Edmonton opened to traffic close to a year ago, but thanks to politically sensitive politicians, there's still been no official opening.
Whether you're a person who wants to bulk up your personal branding, or an association or company that wants to grow its following, here's a roadmap to follow.
Mike's News was an Edmonton landmark for years and I may be the only person alive who was a customer, a supplier who worked there and a witness at City Council the day it was forced to move.
I've added a section to my media training workshops, how to do media interviews over Skype. Read this before you end up like Professor Robert Kelly.
Say what you want about massive budget cuts that have taken the teeth out of the Canadian media, we still get some terrific reporting on stories that matter.
News reporters get criticized for twisting statements, or looking for "bad news." The reality is, they only want three things from an interview.
More celebrity carnage following Twitter posts over the last two weeks. Don't blame Twitter or social media and don't feel sorry for people who have dug their own social media graves.
No surprise here - Facebook is the most popular social media site in Canada. Some of the other numbers from this survey may surprise you though.
Kellyanne Conway's response to a question was a perfect illustration to show why people being interviewed should answer the question and not question it.
The Humboldt Broncos bus crash story, as tragic as it was, followed a familiar pattern of what occurs during the coverage of major news stories.
A right-wing talk show host in the US and one of the biggest names in professional wrestling were both no match for the power of social media.
In the story behind the firing of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lies a journalistic debate on the use of off-the-record statements.
When it comes to gun legislation in the US, small steps have been made in the last two weeks, all because of vocal students and social media.