Monthly Archives: April 2013

BCS students turn to content analysis to track social media usage of companies and public figures

by Karen Zypchyn April 21, 2013 Who says second-year Bachelor of Communication Studies students can’t conduct content analysis of social media tools like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube? If there were any naysayers, we proved them wrong this term. This semester, … Continue reading

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The New News

On Sunday night, HBO’s Game of Thrones returned to television screens across Canada and the world for its third season. If you’re like me, your reaction is closer to “So what?” than the unbridled joy that so many of those around me … Continue reading

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Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) takes in badly burned dogs

Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) recently took in three badly burned dogs. The injuries were caused by heat, or some other sort of strong chemical. Article: Global News article of the badly burned dogs, rescued by SCARS. Video: WARNING: … Continue reading

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No Means No – but you won’t hear about it in the news

  Back in August 2012 two teenage boys publicly raped an overly intoxicated 16-year-old girl in Steubenville, Ohio. Back in August 2012, this news did not reach my ears here in Edmonton, Alberta. Why is this? Because rape isn’t newsworthy. … Continue reading

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