The Internet did not kill Old Media ✎ By Wayne K. Spear First, a Venn Diagram. Proximity is physical distance, Influence is the degree to which something directly affects you, and Control is your ability to do something about it…. Read More ›
CHARLIE HEBDO. A month ago, no one had even heard of it here in North America. And now? The magazine is selling millions of copies, many of them States-side. I see that for roughly $16,000 you can buy the first… Read More ›
How my school days prepared me for a world which doesn’t exist, and didn’t prepare me for the one that does
SCHOOL DAYS. They were so long ago, you probably don’t remember them. Or maybe what you remember didn’t happen. I’m talking about you, not about me. My memories, of being the team captain and MVP, are as sound as any… Read More ›
Warning: you may be a writer! WHAT IS A WRITER? The screen shot above has some suggestions: writers are crazy, forgetful and always selling someone out. Now, I’m a writer and I must object to this libel. I am not… Read More ›
DECEMBER 1st has arrived, and here at the ranch that means it’s time to light the advent candle!
WELCOME to Christmas, the time of year when people dress up like serious adults, to go to staff parties where they act like drunken toddlers.
A WISE MAN once said that a cluttered desk is the sign of a brilliant, active mind. And the reason the wise man said this is that people kept coming into his office and saying Oh my god—LOOK AT YOUR… Read More ›
A FEW DAYS AGO, I told you about my adventures in televisionland. Well, wouldn’t you know it, but right after I published that piece, Bell Media announced a big whack of layoffs. Here’s how Canadian Press reported it: Jacqueline Milczarek… Read More ›