Media

Social media musical trying to find love in the digital age – Calgary

For the Facebook-forlorn, the Twitter-tormented and the Instagram outcasts, finally, a musical has arrived that sings your pain. Touch Me: Songs From a (Dis)Connected Age is a made-in-Calgary musical that just might find itself going viral. After all, when Joe Slabe, the show’s creator and one of its writers, sings an ode to his so called crappy Facebook friends when the ...

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Consolidation of BH Media Group newspaper printing begins at Journal plant | Local Business

The consolidation of newspaper printing by BH Media Group’s North Carolina affiliates has begun at a $10 million expansion of the Winston-Salem Journal’s production plant. The Fifth Street facility near Business 40 has gained an additional press with the new 12,000-square-foot space. The consolidation involves the News & Record of Greensboro, as well as newspapers in Morganton, Marion, Hickory, Statesville ...

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Men dominate the media but female broadcasters like Megyn Kelly and Sarah Smith show change could be coming (From HeraldScotland)

IT turns out that I’m a bit unusual (no laughing at the back please). I’m an editor, a columnist, a radio and television commentator. Oh, and I’m a woman. The fact I come from a working-class background and didn’t go to university leaves me almost bewildered that I’ve somehow ended up where I am, because a new research suggests that ...

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Media elite ready to work with UN environment exec

Erik Solheim, the UN’s environment executive director, met with Discovery Communications chief David Zaslav and a host of officials and foreign dignitaries in town for the General Assembly to discuss wildlife protection and the preservation of our planet. The group met at Dave’s in the West Village this week to further talk about how the public and private sectors can ...

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Go back to high school via social media | News

Do you wonder what it is really like to be in high school these days? You can find out on Monday, Oct. 2, and without having to step foot in a classroom. That’s the day when teachers, staff and students at the three west county high schools are going to digitally record everything that happens that day and it’ll be ...

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Charles Bradley’s Death: Musicians React on Social Media

Musicians are remembering acclaimed soul singer Charles Bradley, who died after a long battle with cancer on Saturday (Sept. 23). Music stars such as Questlove, Neko Case, and El-P paid tribute to the singer on social media following the news of his passing. “Respect to Brother Charles. So Much Soul,” Roots drummer Questlove captioned a black-and-white photo of Bradley on ...

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Inside the big business of being a social media influencer

According to marketing firm Media Kix, Beyoncé can earn $1 million for a sponsored social media post. Selena Gomez can earn more than half a million and Kendall Jenner gets up to $300,000. But these days, you don’t have to be a household name to be a social media influencer.  The influencer category is a $1 billion industry and it’s ...

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