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What the future holds for print and online journalism

There is no doubt that print journalism is on the decline – lots of print journalists, myself included, shifted to other, more dynamic, forms of the trade – web journalism being the foremost among them. There are still lots of traditionalists who shun people that leave print in favour of other forms of media, but…



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A Couple of Places That Taught Me Valuable Lessons:

I would like, today, to share memories from a couple of places I visited during the days when I was starting out as a corporate journalist. I like to think that I visited these places to get inspiration about my future as an RJ with a journalism degree and indeed, I did get inspired that it was time the public was made aware of the truth of corporations and how they operated:



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My Views About the 2005 CBC vs CMG Issue

The CBC lockout that left close to 5,500 CMG employees unable to work was a turning point in my career as an RJ. Before that, I had believed that state operated establishments were synonymous with job security – but the lockout provided hard proof that politics and ulterior motives can easily damage the credibility of…



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My Radio Career: From News Casting to Corporate Journalism

Back in my days at the CBC, I was a radio newscaster with a slot on the evening news every day. I wasn’t really concerned about the contents of what I told the public because the illusion of job security imbued by a good pay and a steady going job was sufficient for me. However,…