Jennifer Lewington calls herself a footnote in the fight for equality in Canadian newsrooms. But as The Globe and Mail's first female foreign correspondent, the recent retiree showed it was possible for women of her era to succeed—even if it meant getting out of town
Two years. That’s how long Geoffrey Stevens, then the managing editor of The Globe and Mail, told Jennifer Lewington she’d have to wait before he might make her the paper’s Washington bureau chief. That’s when the Globewould hold its next round of bureau hirings, and everyone—male or female—was subject to the wait. To Stevens’s credit, […]
Remember that post ten days ago about immersive video technology changing journalism? Well CNN just posted a series of three videos using Calgary, Alberta-based Immersive Media’s Dodeca camera system in action in Haiti. It’s clear that the use of this technology is still in its infancy, and I’m waiting to see how broadcast media will […]
Rumours that 2010 will be the year of the tablet already have me steeled for the next technological wave to hit the news industry—one that publications seem ready to embrace. But I had to sit down when I saw this video. It begins on a boat with rock music and a few dudes giving life […]
I wish my profs had taught me how to simulate back in intro to broadcast. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0Sq7Nrr1X4 View the entire clip here. Have a happy holidays, folks.
What do you get when you take one of the most beloved Christmas characters and mix it with Barney from How I Met Your Mother? Frosty with a porn collection, apparently. In a promo for the holiday classic airing on December 18, CBS has mashed up scenes from Frosty the Snowman and dubbed over them with lewd soundbites by Barney Stinson, […]
Children have been used in war before. But last week Sesame Street took the fight to Fox to a new level, though the episode has aired a few times in the past two years. First the White House, and now a venerable kids show? Fox just can’t get any slack. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eO-1j9T90-8