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NMA 2015 Nominees: Top 7 Canadian Magazine Illustrations

Canada’s National Magazine Awards will be presented on June 5 at the Arcadian Court in Toronto, and among the prizes to be bestowed is the award for best… 402 more words


NMA 2015 Nominees: Top 5 Photojournalists in Canadian Magazines

Earlier this month the NMAF announced the nominees for the 38th annual National Magazine Awards, including 5 finalists for the award for Photojournalism & Photo Essay, sponsored by… 172 more words


Jill Sexsmith--"Airplanes Couldn't Be Happier in Turbulence" (The Walrus, May 2015)

SOUNDTRACKRHEOSTATICS-Ted’s Wrecking Yard Toronto, ON (May 30, 2001).

For this final show with Don Kerr, the band played for what seems like ever.  Darrin says he edited out any quiet bits so the show could fit on two discs, which it does.  932 more words

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NMA 2015 Nominees: Top 5 Spot Illustrations in Canadian Magazines

Canadian magazine creators and readers are getting excited to see who will win this year’s National Magazine Awards, happening on June 5. The nominees have been  630 more words


Alex Pugsley--"Changeling Girl" (The Walrus, April 2015)

SOUNDTRACK: RHEOSTATICS-Ted’s Wrecking Yard Toronto, ON (May 29 2001).

They marked the final two nights that Don Kerr would play drums with the band (after six years) with two nights at Ted’s Wrecking Yard.  819 more words

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What Jonathan Kay Has Wrong About Diversity in Journalism

On diversity (lack thereof) within the media:

In a recent appearance on Jesse Brown’s Canadaland podcast, newly installed Walrus editor Jonathan Kay discussed with Brown the homogeneity of the people writing for that magazine (and other mainstream outlets) in the country.

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Terror Trending

Re “Brand ISIS” by Naheed Mustafa:

Naheed Mustafa is correct in that the Islamic State has created a slick social-media propaganda machine that appeals to a certain type of religious fundamentalist. 58 more words

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