Archive | November, 2016

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Social Media Guide for Special Events

As an Associate Social Producer with CBC Sports during the 2016 Rio Olympics, Sophie Baron had a very important job to do. Sophie engaged with the CBC audience each day through various social media platforms, providing highlights, and breaking news of awarded medals and some of the many scandals that were brought to the forefront […]

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The Insta Factor

On her lunch break, while interning at House and Home Magazine in Toronto, Robin Radomski is on the prowl for the next big thing on the Toronto food scene. In a city filled with delicious and exciting new food trends, Robin dove head first into the world of Instragram with her account @blondeats, documenting the […]

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The Newsroom Experiment

After sending out dozens of resumes to newsrooms throughout the GTA, Andre Thurairatnam was beginning to get discouraged. Fresh out of his internship at CP24 in Toronto, and soon to graduate from Western’s MMJC program, he felt like he had the skills to start a career in journalism, but he needed a chance to prove […]

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Full-Time Food Blog

After Madisyn Latham completed an undergraduate degree in communications, she was unsure of where to go next. Harbouring a deep love of journalism for most of her life, she chose Western’s MMJC because it combined her passion for journalism with her background in communications. Madisyn’s capstone project – the Full-Time Food blog – grew out […]

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