Category Archives: New Media

Is the decline of traditional media and substantive news reporting and the rise of news through social media harming our democracy?

Is the decline of traditional media and substantive news reporting and the rise of news through social media harming our democracy? Dave Hardy’s abbreviated 17 February 2015 presentation to:  Why Should I Care? http://whyshouldicare.ca The topic tonight is timely in … Continue reading

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Mitigate Municipal Headaches with Timely Tweets

Discover how Twitter can help your town, city or region to avoid issues and communicate with your community, especially during infrastructure construction projects or events. Continue reading

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How to Effectively Use QR Codes for Your Business

Walking down the street or flipping through a magazine you may have come across a square made of seemingly random smaller black and white squares. What you may or may not know is this square is a QR code, and … Continue reading

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Why Municipalities Need Social Media

The number of Canadians using some form of social media is growing daily. In 2011, 35 per cent of Canadians visited a social media site everyday – representing growth of 16 per cent from 2010 (Jason, 2011). While young people … Continue reading

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Planning Through Video

We live in a world where there is constant competition for people’s attention. On a daily basis we can be inundated by information from dozens of social media sites, news aggregators, blog, vlogs, podcasts, twitter, facebook and so on. With … Continue reading

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Communicative Planning for the Digital Age

More than ever, planners need to inform and educate people about urban issues. Somehow we need to get across to residents and various stakeholders the importance of the planning processes which will ultimately impact their lives. Our recent work incorporating … Continue reading

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New Media and All Things Nuclear

New media is defined as the marriage of mediated communications technologies with digital computers. New Media has become a significant element in everyday life. It allows people to communicate, bank, shop and entertain. The global network of the Internet, for … Continue reading

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