October 28, 1980 – A key day in Calgary’s history

The day the world changed for Calgary and its economy quite dramatically was the day I moved to the city with big dreams of the future.

October 28, 1980 – A key day in Calgary’s historyIt's a date that will be forever etched in my memory. October 28, 1980, is the day I moved to Calgary, leaving a job as Sports Editor of the Nelson Daily News in B.C., to work at the Herald newspaper in its Sports department. I left the tranquillity and peace of a small town for…

VIDEO: State of the Media Industry

Mario Toneguzzi's guest on It's Your Business: Brad Clark, Associate Professor, Broadcast Media Studies in Journalism, School of Communication Studies, Mount Royal University, talks about the challenges the news industry faces and its future

Mario Toneguzzi's guest on It's Your Business: Brad Clark, Associate Professor, Broadcast Media Studies in Journalism, School of Communication Studies, Mount Royal University, talks about the challenges the news industry faces and its future Click on the icon below to Subscribe to our YouTube Channel

Troubled Postmedia reports $3-million quarterly loss

Print advertising continued to slide, but the company pointed to an increase in digital revenue of $2.8 million or 8.7 per cent in the quarter as a hopeful sign

Troubled Postmedia reports $3-million quarterly lossPostmedia, the owner of  The Calgary Sun/Herald, Edmonton Sun/Journal and other major daily newspapers across Canada, reported Thursday a net loss in the fiscal quarter ended November 30, 2019, of $3 million. A year before, the loss was $1.4 million. The company stated in a news release that revenue for the quarter was $156.7 million…

Never shirk responsibility for honest, forthright observation

The rules of writing opinion pieces haven't changed through the generations in the Robinson family

Never shirk responsibility for honest, forthright observationOne day in 2004, Doug Firby, then the editorial page editor of the Calgary Herald, took me to lunch. I was the CEO of the Glenbow Museum and I had no idea what we were going to discuss. It turned out that he invited me to write occasional “op-eds” for the paper, on culture and…
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