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  • THE BRIEF: How Facebook users are being used
    Wednesday January 19th 2011

    When screenwriter Aaron Sorkin picked up his Golden Globe for The Social Network Sunday night, he called the real Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, an ‘altruist’. An altruist is someone who believes that the general welfare of society is the proper goal of an individual’s actions. Either Sorkin had a lot to drink, or, Zuckerberg just made a deal with him to underwrite his next three films, which would run exclusively on the Facebook platform. Ironically, looking after the general welfare of the 500-million-plus Facebook users (worldwide) is Facebook’s weak spot and at the core of this week’s controversy with Zuckerberg’s company.

  • ‘Social Network’ Wins Best Picture, Three Other Golden Globes
    Monday January 17th 2011

    The Social Network can count the 81 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. among its Facebook fans, since the Sony Pictures drama was the big winner Sunday night at the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards, where it collected four trophies, including best dramatic picture. Its director David Fincher was hailed as best director, and the film also took home prizes for Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay and its score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

  • Ad Market Recovery Drives Canadian TV Revenue Momentum
    Friday January 14th 2011

    With rebounding ad markets and subscriber growth signaling industry recovery, Canadian broadcasters and cable operators are enjoying an impressive start to 2011. Canuck broadcasters Astral Media and Corus Entertainment got the current reporting season started this week by posting increased radio and TV revenue on a steadily improving ad market.

  • Shaw’s takeover dents CanWest profits
    Friday January 14th 2011

    MONTREAL – Canuck broadcaster and cabler Shaw Communications has revealed more about the costs tied to its $2 billion takeover of rival broadcaster CanWest Global Communications in May. On Thursday, Calgary-based Shaw reported that it paid $140 million for a benefits package, mostly to Canadian producers. Broadcast regulator the Canadian[…]

  • The Voice of Reason: Mikela Jay
    Thursday January 13th 2011

    Mikela Jay is an actress, a model, a musician and now she is the eternal voice of Canadian documentaries like The Corporation, Pax Americana, Psywar and Human Resources. Jay’s involvement with The Corporation though, went far beyond narration. In fact, as her first documentary experience it was a little like baptism by fire.

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Archives for: January 20115
  • THE BRIEF: How Facebook users are being used
    Wednesday January 19th 2011

    When screenwriter Aaron Sorkin picked up his Golden Globe for The Social Network Sunday night, he called the real Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, an ‘altruist’. An altruist is someone who believes that the general welfare of society is the proper goal of an individual’s actions. Either Sorkin had a lot to drink, or, Zuckerberg just made a deal with him to underwrite his next three films, which would run exclusively on the Facebook platform. Ironically, looking after the general welfare of the 500-million-plus Facebook users (worldwide) is Facebook’s weak spot and at the core of this week’s controversy with Zuckerberg’s company.

  • ‘Social Network’ Wins Best Picture, Three Other Golden Globes
    Monday January 17th 2011

    The Social Network can count the 81 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. among its Facebook fans, since the Sony Pictures drama was the big winner Sunday night at the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards, where it collected four trophies, including best dramatic picture. Its director David Fincher was hailed as best director, and the film also took home prizes for Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay and its score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

  • Ad Market Recovery Drives Canadian TV Revenue Momentum
    Friday January 14th 2011

    With rebounding ad markets and subscriber growth signaling industry recovery, Canadian broadcasters and cable operators are enjoying an impressive start to 2011. Canuck broadcasters Astral Media and Corus Entertainment got the current reporting season started this week by posting increased radio and TV revenue on a steadily improving ad market.

  • Shaw’s takeover dents CanWest profits
    Friday January 14th 2011

    MONTREAL – Canuck broadcaster and cabler Shaw Communications has revealed more about the costs tied to its $2 billion takeover of rival broadcaster CanWest Global Communications in May. On Thursday, Calgary-based Shaw reported that it paid $140 million for a benefits package, mostly to Canadian producers. Broadcast regulator the Canadian[…]

  • The Voice of Reason: Mikela Jay
    Thursday January 13th 2011

    Mikela Jay is an actress, a model, a musician and now she is the eternal voice of Canadian documentaries like The Corporation, Pax Americana, Psywar and Human Resources. Jay’s involvement with The Corporation though, went far beyond narration. In fact, as her first documentary experience it was a little like baptism by fire.

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Archives for: January 20115
  • THE BRIEF: How Facebook users are being used
    Wednesday January 19th 2011

    When screenwriter Aaron Sorkin picked up his Golden Globe for The Social Network Sunday night, he called the real Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, an ‘altruist’. An altruist is someone who believes that the general welfare of society is the proper goal of an individual’s actions. Either Sorkin had a lot to drink, or, Zuckerberg just made a deal with him to underwrite his next three films, which would run exclusively on the Facebook platform. Ironically, looking after the general welfare of the 500-million-plus Facebook users (worldwide) is Facebook’s weak spot and at the core of this week’s controversy with Zuckerberg’s company.

  • ‘Social Network’ Wins Best Picture, Three Other Golden Globes
    Monday January 17th 2011

    The Social Network can count the 81 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. among its Facebook fans, since the Sony Pictures drama was the big winner Sunday night at the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards, where it collected four trophies, including best dramatic picture. Its director David Fincher was hailed as best director, and the film also took home prizes for Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay and its score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

  • Ad Market Recovery Drives Canadian TV Revenue Momentum
    Friday January 14th 2011

    With rebounding ad markets and subscriber growth signaling industry recovery, Canadian broadcasters and cable operators are enjoying an impressive start to 2011. Canuck broadcasters Astral Media and Corus Entertainment got the current reporting season started this week by posting increased radio and TV revenue on a steadily improving ad market.

  • Shaw’s takeover dents CanWest profits
    Friday January 14th 2011

    MONTREAL – Canuck broadcaster and cabler Shaw Communications has revealed more about the costs tied to its $2 billion takeover of rival broadcaster CanWest Global Communications in May. On Thursday, Calgary-based Shaw reported that it paid $140 million for a benefits package, mostly to Canadian producers. Broadcast regulator the Canadian[…]

  • The Voice of Reason: Mikela Jay
    Thursday January 13th 2011

    Mikela Jay is an actress, a model, a musician and now she is the eternal voice of Canadian documentaries like The Corporation, Pax Americana, Psywar and Human Resources. Jay’s involvement with The Corporation though, went far beyond narration. In fact, as her first documentary experience it was a little like baptism by fire.

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