Monthly Archives: July 2009

Just for fun…

My favourite number from one of my favourite movies: Gold Diggers of 1933.

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A cautionary tale

After looking deeply into his heart, your humble content provider finds little sympathy for an ex-radio reporter and private blogger from Alaska by the name of Eileen Goode. Goode, the erstwhile news director for KDLG, a small NPR outlet based … Continue reading

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New website for Up Here Business

And a pretty good design, too: http://www.upherebusiness.ca/

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The, um, er, future of journalism…

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A perfect Iqaluit summer: lotsa beer, lotsa bitches

No summer in Iqaluit is complete without the sound of yobs howling in the night, decorating the dust-yards with beer cans and plastic Smirnoff bottles. Last night was perfect: gang after restless gang, happy drunks gamboling about in the midsummer … Continue reading

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A world without gatekeepers

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Couple of good community journalism sites

In this one you’ll find simple, practical advice to help individuals or community groups create and maintain their own websites. With that as a guide, anyone in any Nunavut or Nunavik community could start building their own website in just … Continue reading

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Qanuq isumavit?

Here’s another exercise in self-instruction — your humble content provider’s first online opinion poll. Before filling it out, you may wish to read some scribblings I posted this morning in connection with my day job. The editorial is not “objective.” … Continue reading

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Mr. Mosher weighs in

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Worth reading

Good piece by Franklyn Griffiths in the Globe and Mail today. Added later: You might also want to read this article by Doug Saunders as a kind of companion piece.

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