Tuesday, April 26, 2005

The role of journalism in citizenship

The press challenges:
Profit pressures
Bad journalism habits


The two speakers are Jan Schaffer, a former business editor and Pulitzer Prize winner for the Philadelphia Inquirer and cuurently the executive director of J-Lab
Lou clancy is vice president of editorial for Osprey Media.

CJF public journalism

With a title Civic Journalism: how to keep the public plugged in, a small group of 25 journalists gathered in the upper library at Massey College in Toronto.

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Things to do

There are three keys to success: education, monitoring, and feedback, says Dr. Michael Bayer.

Higher risk of heart attack

The chances of having a heart attack after 15 years of diabetes is drastically higher, about 50 per cent chance.


Diabetes is expected to grow by two per cent by 2025, an increase of 600,000, in Canada about the same number of people as those living in Edmonton.

Diabetes meeting

About 130 people gathered at the Lion's centre in Cobourg to listen do Dr. Michael Bayer speak about diabetes and heart disease.

Sunday, April 03, 2005

A must read

The Vanishing Newspaper by Philip Meyer is a vitally important read for all journalists, readers and, especially, owners and manager.