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The implications of a right to “open-access to information”

The Globe and Mail recently published an article about Canada’s poor record on access to information requests, which reminded me of a question I’ve been mulling over in my head for a while now; what role do administrative or procedural

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TIFF 11′: The Social Media Build Up

I did some interesting research at work yesterday and today, as a thought leadership piece on GCI’s ability to breakdown conversations and buzz on social media. In advance of the Toronto International Film Festival, which started today, I looked at

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When you make a mistake… fix it!

So if you follow any progressive feminist blogs, chances are you’ve already heard about this story out of Edmonton. A hair salon, FluidHair recently launched a set of six ads featuring images of domestic violence and high-risk lifestyles, with the tag line

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Online Etiquette?

The internet and by extension social media are changing the way we interact. This fact is obvious, especially among University students and ‘early adopters’ of the latest social media trends including 4Square, Twitter, and of course Facebook. But by the

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Social Networking for Development

Below I’ve posted a little rant I went off on in response to a comment about Jumo, a website that is hoping to link non-profit organizations with ‘do-gooders’ through social networking. This article in Mashable covers it: “Facebook Co-Founder Launchers

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Crowd Sourcing?

Can you spot the ones you use? Actually, now that I am taking a closer look I’m not sure that this picture includes Facebook, which would be a huge oversight, but then again, I just ripped it off some other

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