CBC’s latest layoffs

CBC is downsizing, once again, and there’s no plan to stop. The broadcaster’s latest strategy includes reducing the workforce about 25 percent…

The Alumni Essentials: expanding the story

When a story like the Jian Ghomeshi saga gets as big as it has, it presents a challenge for media…

Can crowdfunded Ricochet survive to create a journalistic utopia?

Ricochet is the latest attempt to unite crowdfunding and journalism in Canada. On October 2, Ricochet launched as an independent,…

Selling the second-screen experience

By  Harriet Luke Five medical experts enter the Ideas Room on the third floor of the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in…

The Schnozz

Larry Zolf is prepared for an ambush. A pair of thick, black-framed glasses sits atop his schnozz, the legendary nose…