Media Roundup

The Media Roundup provides you with the latest headlines and happenings related to journalism and communications in the Edmonton region.

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Monday, February 15, 2021

The latest on media, PR, and communications in Edmonton. Taproot Edmonton is retiring the Media Roundup in order to concentrate more fully on other endeavours. This will be the final edition.

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Monday, February 8, 2021

The latest on media, PR, and communications in Edmonton. A campaign by Canada's biggest newspapers to require Google and Facebook to pay them for distributing their news appears to be getting traction with the federal government.

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Monday, February 1, 2021

The latest on media, PR, and communications in Edmonton. The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is condemning the Nemeth report, produced as part of the Alberta government's $3.5 million inquiry into international opposition to the oilsands.

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Decade of renewable-energy stories fuels David Dodge's optimism

After 310 episodes of Green Energy Futures, David Dodge is still optimistic about society's ability to address climate change, especially as low-carbon power becomes more affordable.

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Alberta Street News preserved for future generations

Back issues of Alberta Street News and its predecessor, Edmonton Street News, have been digitally preserved, ensuring the history of a newspaper born to give a voice and income to marginalized people will live on.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Edmonton Bulletin Ends Publication"
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A moment in history: Jan. 20, 1951

On this day 71 years ago, On this day in 1951, Alberta's first newspaper was going to press for its final few issues. The Edmonton Bulletin was established in 1880 by businessmen Frank Oliver and Alex Taylor.

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