Three anchors will replace Peter Mansbridge at the new version of CBC's flagship national news program, The National, and report in the field. The 'who' has yet to be announced — HuffPost
… He rubs his chin and sunlight bounces off a silver bracelet that is clamped to his right wrist. He bought the replica band in South Africa while covering Nelson Mandela’s funeral. It is stark in a Medic Alert way, engraved only with the numerals “46664” — Mandela’s prisoner number on Robben Island.
You are free to debate the symbolism — Vinay Menon, Toronto Star
In September, 1968, as lore has it, Mansbridge was working as a ticket agent for the regional carrier Transair at the Churchill, Man., airport when an announcement he made over the intercom caught the attention of a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation station manager, who complimented his voice and offered him a contract job as a late-night DJ at CHFC-AM.
Within a year, Mansbridge had launched a brief newscast on the station, which led to other radio and then TV work with CBC. He became a parliamentary correspondent in 1976 — Simon Houpt, Globe & Mail
Please do not confuse clicktivist special interest groups with the broader consumer interest. Perhaps some of your social media promotional budget could be re-allocated to measure broader consumer sentiment — Mark Goldberg, Telecom Trends
The audio publishing platform offers a new revenue stream option for podcasters, who are usually limited to audio ad inventory on their shows. The video ads can be enabled as a skippable or non-skippable pre-roll, and work with embedded podcast players on desktop and mobile platforms — Anna Washenko, RAIN News
Bigotry flourishes on Twitter since it offers the bigot the benefits of anonymity along with instantaneous, uncensored self-publication. It’s the place where their political minds can be as foul as they want to be — without the expense or reputational risk of showing their face at a Richard Spencer rally — Bret Stephens, The New York Times
Jeff Bezos has three pieces of advice for journalists: Be riveting, be right and ask people to pay — Daniel Funke, Poynter