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Status Update: Celebrity, Publicity, and Branding in the Social Media Age (Alice E. Marwick, 2013)

Status Update (2013) addresses status and branding as it relates to social media. Alice Marwick argues in this study that the evidence indicates that with social media, things aren’t necessarily as they appear. The blurb for Status Update (2013) at … Continue reading

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Status Update: Celebrity, Publicity, and Branding in the Social Media Age (2013)

Status Update: Celebrity, Publicity, and Branding in the Social Media Age (2013) provides an update regarding themes addressed in a previous, and quite widely read, Machine in the Garden blog post. Alice Marwick’s Twitter handle is @alicetiara. She is active … Continue reading

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Mr. Putin (2015) illustrates that story management is possible even in the absence of evidence-based biographical details

In a previous post, I’ve discussed the Story of Mississauga, which I’ve been following since January 2017. The project is driven by a focused approach toward heritage management. The Story of Mississauga is concerned, as well, with community engagement. It’s my … Continue reading

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Well-attended Government & Community Services Fair was held on Feb. 11, 2017 at Cloverdale Mall

I’ve been attending the annual Government & Community Services Fair at Cloverdale Mall since at least 2013, when I was setting up displays for the Jane’s Walks that I was organizing in previous years in Long Branch, with my friend Mike James. … Continue reading

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The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression (1999)

Stereotypes have a powerful effect in organizing our thinking and behaviour, as I’ve noted in a series of posts including one entitled: Perceptions of warmth and competence drive our stereotypes: Cuddy et al. (2008) Labels are a matter of life and … Continue reading

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The Honourable Geoff Regan is Speaker of the House of Commons

A recent article that I’ve written for the Canadian Stuttering Association website is entitled: Speaker of the House of Commons, Geoff Regan A longer version of the article, which will appear at the Preserved Stories website, will be entitled: “Now … Continue reading

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The difference between what is said and what is done matters

A May 16, 2016 London School of Economics blog article is entitled: “From the Third Way to the Big Society: the rise and fall of social capital.” An Aug. 16, 2016 Forbes article is entitled: “The Lesson Behind Fortune’s ‘Change … Continue reading

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MPP Peter Milczyn Oct. 7, 2016 e-News Update – Including: “Possible Changes to OMB”

Click here for previous posts regarding Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn > [The following message is from MPP Peter Milczyn’s Constituency Office. I have not posted the images that are included with the message except for a few. However, a majority … Continue reading

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July 21, 2016 Brookings article discusses legacy of 20th century European empires

In recent years I’ve written extensively about world military history, a project that began with an interest in the history of police services in the Toronto neighbourhood were I live. Click here for previous posts about world military history > … Continue reading

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What impact would lawn signs have on development issues facing Long Branch (Toronto)?

I’ve had the occasion to share some thoughts in an email discussion involving residents in Long Branch concerning a plan to set up lawn signs as a way to express opposition to the lot-severances that are happening in the community. … Continue reading

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