Who Knew?

Last year, Fort McMurray was savaged by a wildfire.  The entire city was evacuated, lest the first responders remaining to fight the fire.  Pictures and videos depicting the inferno engulfing Fort Mac were everywhere; they were seen worldwide almost as soon as they happened.  Edmontonians jumped up to send cans of gas, water bottles and … Continue reading Who Knew?

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How Social Media Changes Our Behavior With Every Like

Despite what Facebook and Instagram may have you believe, we are purely commodities to be exploited on a grand scale. Our willingness to post otherwise sensitive information or photos with the intent of being controversial, risque, or plainly ignorant to gain followers or likes causes a potentially dangerous and isolated situation for many. Leaked naked … Continue reading How Social Media Changes Our Behavior With Every Like

Post Print Media: Exploring the Future of Print Through Journalism

I recently sat down with Ian Kucerak, a photographer and videographer whose client list includes Edmonton Postmedia, News Talk 980 CKNW and the Grand Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune. “I’m technically called a visual journalist,” says Kucerak. As journalism continues to move towards digital — leaving the future of print uncertain— I wanted to get his perspective … Continue reading Post Print Media: Exploring the Future of Print Through Journalism

Vice and Photography in Print – Cole Buhler

Suroosh Alvi and Shane Smith started The Voice of Montreal in 1994 as a magazine that pushed the boundaries of conventional journalism. They changed the name to Vice in 1996. Photographers have been publishing their work through the magazine since the 90's, delving into content that most publications won't print. As journalism's focus shifted to … Continue reading Vice and Photography in Print – Cole Buhler

Insert Shel Silverstein “Cover of the Rolling Stone” Lyrics…

I picked up a copy of Rolling Stone and surprise, surprise - who else but America's leading man, Donald Trump is pictured on the cover. As a casual reader of the magazine I have always been happy with the brand. They don't focus on advertising, but rather content and their a little bit of something … Continue reading Insert Shel Silverstein “Cover of the Rolling Stone” Lyrics…

The Sock on the Door Doesn’t Mean Anything Anymore

There's an App for that!” It’s a popular saying, (and Apple's catchphrase) with a resonating truth. In fact, there are millions of apps on both Apple and Android devices available for each individual's interests and needs. That's right, with just a few taps of your fingertips you can learn how to bake the best cookies, … Continue reading The Sock on the Door Doesn’t Mean Anything Anymore

Neo-Nazi’s and Social Media: Goose Stepping into the Unemployment Line. – Cole Buhler

Sources are Hyperlinked Social media has a bad reputation. Facebook has been pointed out as one of the main causes for the deterioration of civil discourse, and the divisions that have made their way into our culture. Comment sections have become faceless, emotionless, and unconscionable flaming garbage heaps. The right to free speech and assembly is … Continue reading Neo-Nazi’s and Social Media: Goose Stepping into the Unemployment Line. – Cole Buhler