The stenographic, bathetic coverage of the Bosma and Ghomeshi trials only amplifies what's wrong with Twitter in the courtroom. Trials are reality, not reality TV.
In a way, a tablet paper is the return of the morning paper you took in off the porch. It's self-sufficient and you spend time with it, one-on-one, says Rick Salutin.
Readers today are mobile, visual, easily distracted but also can be rabidly engaged. To captivate them, organizations need to explore all the storytelling tools easily available.
Star Touch is a free, iPad-only app that totally repackages Toronto Star content for an Apple tablet audience. But who was it really made for?
Horizontal frames can tell great stories. Despite dramatic shifts in technology from passion plays to True Detective, tales told in motion have stayed with the horizontal format.
The time is always ripe for a dirge led by the literati over the dire downfall of culture wrought by the Internet. The latest is in the New York Times Book Review by Leon Wieseltier.
What's the future of magazines in a digital age? One thing is clear: the magazines that really want to survive understand they're in a business that puts out a magazine and a lot more.
Legacy media are yielding many areas of news coverage to small, new digital niche sites. But what kinds of news are they delivering?
What makes some organizations nimble, agile and open to cultural, technological and paradigm shifts, and others systemically incapable of the first step towards an admitted future?
Nov 1, 2012
Eaton Lecture Theatre
80 Gould Street RCC 204, Eaton Lecture Theatre Rogers Communication Centre Room 204,Toronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 29.9592" N, 79° 22' 39.1908" W
Groundbreaking Aboriginal new media artists Jason Lewis and Skawennati will give a joint talk on their work in creating new, Aboriginally determined territories.