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Archive for Category: "Blogs"

Article published in MB Herald – challenge and opportunity of technology

Article published in MB Herald – challenge and opportunity of technology

I was invited to reflect on the opportunity and challenge of emerging technologies in local and national contexts in a recent article for the MB Herald.  I’m happy to share it here. I trust it offers up some food for… [More]

The Future of News is happening now – March 21

The Future of News is happening now – March 21

I can’t wait for the Going Barefoot 4 conference to start!  Some of Winnipeg’s best public media communicators are coming together at CMU to tackle the question of how to make great news!  I get to work with a fabulous… [More]

Recent book reviews published – Taking pop culture seriously

Recent book reviews published – Taking pop culture seriously

The MB Herald asked me to review two books recently.  Both authors are compelled to help us think Christianly about culture – particularly culture that is made possible by electricity.  Turner investigates the broader expressions of leisure activity such as… [More]

Rony Doerksen reflects on Latin America study tour

Rony Doerksen reflects on Latin America study tour

Rony Doerksen came to CMU to complete his BA degree from Paraguay. His previous work experience includes time at the Paraguayan development organization ASCIM, and he is studying for a BA in International Development Studies at CMU. After final exams… [More]

Announcing the 2014 Tour! April 28 to May 19.

The itinerary for the 2014 tour is almost ready to be posted. We’ll be visiting more sites in the West Bank/Palestine, including biblical Shechem (modern Nablus), Sebaste (capital city of ancient kings Omri and Ahab), Jacob’s well, among others. Click… [More]

Two worthwhile stories on millenials

In the last two days I’ve bumped into two worthwhile stories about millenials (18-30 year olds).  One story was referred to me by a friend from the Winnipeg Free Press that addresses the changing landscape of journalism as Generation Y… [More]

Radio still relevant

A friend of mine in the communications business sent me a note about radio. For anyone who has ears, this information about radio is worth sharing. “February 13 was the second annual World Radio Day (sponsored by UNESCO. It was… [More]

CMU Students Inspire Change through Radio

CMU Students Inspire Change through Radio

March 6, 2012 – Communications & Media Students Join with Local Radio Station IGNITE 107FM to Help “Ignite Change” – Communications and Media students from Canadian Mennonite University have produced a series of radio spots in two unique formats to… [More]

To Tweet or not to Tweet: Social media workshop

A timely workshop specifically for non-profit, NGO and faith-based communicators in the Winnipeg area.  This workshop is being coordinated by the team that puts together the Going Barefoot Communications Conferences. To Tweet or not to Tweet: Developing a social media… [More]

President Speaks about New Business School

President Speaks about New Business School

On October 19, 2011, CMU launched its new Redekop School of Business, made possible through the generosity of the Redekop family of the Fraser Valley in British Columbia. “We are deeply gratified to announce a significant gift from the Redekop… [More]