Tag: media

Blocking images.

I had a realization while traveling to Courtenay yesterday (driving being good for unbroken periods of reflection which almost no other activity invites) that since the beginning of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, I have studiously avoided looking at any… Continue Reading “Blocking images.”

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vicarious travels in iraq and the future of blog-journalism

this is jake, having managed to convince some us soldiers in iraq to allow him to try on some body-armour for a photo. i guess if you are an american you have less of a chance that they will shoot you on approach. as… Continue Reading “vicarious travels in iraq and the future of blog-journalism”

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no, i don't want a free newspaper

the last three weeks have seen a free newspaper blitz during the commuting hours of the downtown core – promotions for the regular papers (the province, the sun) are all well and good, but what has spurred the whole rush is the introduction of… Continue Reading “no, i don't want a free newspaper”

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prioritizing tragedy

i’m feeling good this morning – am definitely relieved to be done the exam for my counselling methods course (i think it went okay) and got a solid night of sleep in (7.5 hours uninterrupted!). now i just have to finish the final paper… Continue Reading “prioritizing tragedy”

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the prelinger archive

okay – i admit it – even though i am supposed to be working on a paper for one of my classes, i spent a great deal of time today perusing the prelinger collection at archive.org. this collection, i’m sure, is what the internet… Continue Reading “the prelinger archive”

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