Category Archives: CBC News

News doesn’t wait

Today, more than half our digital audience on CBCNews.ca comes to us on a mobile device, with social media driving a significant portion of that traffic. On Facebook alone, Radio-Canada Information has a weekly reach of 2.2 million users. News … Continue reading

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The art and science of taking a photo with your mobile device

CBC/Radio-Canada has a strong, vibrant broadcast culture; we do Radio and Television incredibly well but, unlike, say, newspapers, we don’t have a still image culture. It’s not really part of our broadcast vocabulary. People are gradually getting more and more … Continue reading

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Reaching new audiences with the digital strategy for CBC News

I recently spoke with Brodie Fenlon, Managing Editor of CBCNews.ca, about some of the early wins we’re seeing with the digital strategy for CBC News. The biggest wins I’m seeing already are in terms of audience reach. The great stories … Continue reading

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How the CBC Alert Desk helps get news out fast

CBC reporters know how important the Alert Desk is. Acting as a central clearinghouse for confirmed, publishable information, the desk plays a critical role in helping deliver breaking news. “It’s about delivering on our promise to get people the news … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s events in Ottawa

A horrifying day in Ottawa, one that’s left its mark on all of us. I want to commend the professionalism of our CBCers/Radio-Canadiens covering the story – both those who covered it live, and those who are still covering it … Continue reading

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