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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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Ken Kingsbury is doing research on Alfred Ramcharan, who was a teacher at Malcolm Campbell High School

Update A subsequent post is entitled: Alfred Ramcharan served as administrator at early 1960s External Aid Office conferences, while he studied education at Macdonald College and McGill   I’ve recently been helping out Ken Kingsbury of Ottawa, who is doing … Continue reading

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New exhibit at Toronto Archives celebrates life in the suburbs: Etobicoke Guardian, Sept. 26, 2017

A Sept. 26, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “New exhibit at Toronto Archives celebrates life in the suburbs: ‘Wide Open World’ photo exhibition runs through August 2018.” The article reads: A new photo exhibit illustrating life in Toronto’s postwar … Continue reading

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Evidence mounts that White House anticipates damaging results from Russia investigation: Oct. 3, 2017 Just Security article

Click here for previous posts about Russia > An Oct. 3, 2017 Just Security article is entitled: “Evidence Mounts that White House Anticipates Damaging Results from Russia Investigation.” The article is of interest, because it addresses the “coordination of stories.” … Continue reading

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Story of M: Updates to an inspiring Mississauga-based storytelling, story making project

A previous post is entitled: 190-page Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy outlines framework for Story of Mississauga project You can read updates regarding this project at #StoryofM on Twitter. A June 26, 2017 Metronews.ca article is entitled: “‘Mississauga is a Canadian story’: … Continue reading

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Pearson Airport Air Traffic Noise Meeting – Mississauga: Tues July 4 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm at Living Arts

I am pleased to share the following tweet from @Mississauga_Cal   AIRPORT WORKSHOP – MISSISSAUGA: Tues July 4 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm at Living Arts Centre, re future of Toronto Pearson https://www.torontopearson.com/conversations/#  [End] Click on the link above for details … 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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