Month: April 2009

Swine Flu & Twitter

by Naomi Goldapple

Is Twitter a useful source of information about serious issues? This study shows that it is an impressive channel for up-to-the-minute information and opinion.

Last Friday I attended a monthly concert/party hosted at a luthier’s atelier in the garment district side of Mile End with my buddy and band mate Al Kohl of Loaded Films. We had the good fortune to meet Amy Vickberg and Jen Hamilton of Place magazine. As luck would have it, Place magazine’s headquarters are in the same […]

Although there has been discussion about problems in the newspaper business for a decade or more, the volume has really ramped up in the past few months as the financial crisis has put a lot of sterling properties on their back foot. Claude was looking through an old issue of Monocle the other day and came […]