Recent stories about media

A newspaper clipping of a photograph of a person sitting at a control board, surrounded by a turntable, and speaking into a microphone.
history media

A moment in history: Feb. 28, 1959

On this day in 1959, volunteers at the University of Alberta's Radio Society were spinning records for their fellow students.

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A still from Times & Galaxy depicts the character-building screen. There are three different robots in the centre-right, and fields for name, pronouns, model type, and colours on the left.
technology arts

Ex-reporter creates journalism-themed sci-fi video game

An Edmonton-based journalist-turned-developer is getting ready to release a new video game that draws on his experience as a reporter.

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An overhead shot of film-crew members beside derelict cars on the set of The Last of Us
business arts

ESIO seeks impact instead of returns from rejigged investment fund

The Edmonton Screen Industries Office is seeking permission to use a $4-million fund to build capacity in the creative industries rather than investing in productions with the expectation of financial returns.

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A newspaper clipping of two ads for CKUA shows, one for "Your Home and You" and another for "Hamlets There Have Been"
history radio

A moment in history: Jan. 25, 1949

On this day 74 years ago, CKUA was broadcasting cooking lessons and drama lectures out of the University of Alberta.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Newspaper aims to unite province's black population" and a picture of a smiling Esther Rodney in the office of The Communicant
history media

A moment in history: Jan. 4, 1984

On this day 39 years ago, the first newspaper focused on Edmonton's Black community got some ink.

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A smiling David Dodge holds a camera and microphone in front of an array of solar panels
environment media

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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Three scanned in copies of newspapers from 2005, 2009, and 2011
history media

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"
history media

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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The Edmonton Made and EDify Magazine logos
business media

Edify acquires Edmonton Made from Explore Edmonton

Edify Magazine announced on Oct. 25 that it has acquired the Edmonton Made program from Explore Edmonton. Terms were not disclosed.

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