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I bet you thought politics was boring…

Latest slew of scandals – though entertaining to most politicos – probably contributing to more pessimism  Whether you’ve been following the Vikileaks affair, the unfolding robocalls scandal, or just trying to avoid these things altogether, onlookers will certainly reach the … Continue reading

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University degrees fail to provide competitive edge

– big surprise there, I know.  In a recent article in the National Post written by Matt Gurney, the writer chronicles his encounter with disaffected university students who are approaching their graduation. He noted that the students were realizing that … Continue reading

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Protest not effective

The vikileaks protest relies on public, rather than private information   Details of Public Safety Minister Vic Toews‘ divorce were made public yesterday on Twitter. Using the account @vikileaks30, an individual or group posted details of his messy divorce battle. … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe

Who knows, maybe M.I.A. just wanted to show off her new manicure… Singer M.I.A.’s half-time show performance at the Super Bowl stirred up controversy when she was caught flipping television viewers the bird. Predictably, many were offended by her action. … Continue reading

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Cash Money not-quite-Millionaires

Radio station’s promo effective way to advertise itself using social media As I checked my Facebook account last week, my news feed was inundated with an advertisement for 92 CITI FM. Normally, I’m quick to dismiss pictures posted on other … Continue reading

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Racism in football – The t-shirt stunt that went wrong

Liverpool FC’s PR misstep will exacerbate a tense meeting at Anfield against old foes United this weekend Despite efforts to stamp out racism in English football (or soccer if you will) such as Kick It Out, a program supported by … Continue reading

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Time to give

PR majors in the Creative Communications program at Red River College participating in radiothon I’m happy to say that I’ll be participating in Kickin’ In for Christmas Cheer, Red River College’s first radiothon on 92.9 KICK FM, and I think … Continue reading

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I honestly don’t get it

Is this for real? If so, these are the worst commercials I’ve ever seen… Herman Cain. I must confess, I knew very little about him before Gloria Allred got involved. Ever since, Cain’s been busy dodging allegations of improprieties and … Continue reading

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Work of art

The pepper-spraying cop’s been busy…  I’ll be quite frank: I – along with many others around the world – was utterly shocked and disgusted when I first saw the video of Lt. John Pike pepper-spraying non-violent protesters at UC Davis. … Continue reading

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Opto Civilitas

Not a whole lot “civilized” about Pat Martin’s tweet I’d just like to preface this post with the following: I’m not surprised in the least that Pat Martin used expletives on his Twitter account. Furthermore, I’m not surprised he’s not … Continue reading

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