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Canadian media theorist Marshall McLuhan is infamous for his declaration that the medium is the message. “What you print is nothing in comparison to the effect of the printed word,” the public intellectual said. This applies to all media – be it print, TV, radio, online and beyond. If you


I have a love-hate relationship with journalism. Sadly, I think I’ve accused media of all the vices under the sun. Yet throughout my adult life, the truth is I’ve reaped immeasurable benefit and fulfillment from the work of journalists. Recently, as part of our Public and Media Relations training workshops,


NET Canada, a leading youth ministry organization, has partnered with Dialogue and Grace to help spread the word about its expansion into Western Canada and Quebec. Building on a “listening campaign” focused on the needs of its stakeholders and constituents, Net Ministries is opening two news offices – out of


The benefits and role of a Media “Room” in a solid Public Relations program. A media room – a.k.a. a News Bureau, information or press center – is a very effective way to build relationships with members of the media and engage third-party groups.   If online only, it can


A whirlwind of change has passed through the Vatican and it’s left many with a cocktail of emotions. After ten years as Director of the Holy See’s Press Office, Father Federico Lombardi has stepped down. He will be missed on many fronts — his serenity, poise and sense of humour