Category Archives: Story management

Story Management is concerned with who decides which stories have priority, how are they edited and promoted, and what management purposes the stories serve. Related concepts include language usage, public relations, media relations, perception of reality, image management, and the role that framing and conceptual frameworks and social infrastructures play in the creation, presentation, and reception of stories.

‘Ready Made Farms..On Virgin Soil..For British Farmers’ – tweet from Paul Seesequasis

The image is from a late August 2017 tweet from Paul Seesequasis‏ @paulseesequa who writes: ‘Ready Made Farms..On Virgin Soil..For British Farmers’ I have posted the image because one of my current projects, related to local history, involves learning about … Continue reading

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For any volunteer organization, the grassroots are a vital and important part of the picture at all times

I recently had the opportunity to get together with a group of great people that I have worked with, as a volunteer, for more than 20 years. Here are some photos – including one of the Intercontinental Toronto Centre, which … Continue reading

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We owe thanks to Robert Lansdale for colour correction of this image from 1958 Long Branch Hotel fire

A previous post is entitled: John Stewart of Wiarton has shared some photos of the fire that destroyed the Long Branch Hotel in 1958 At that post, I have replaced a previous, blue-tinged scan from a slide with a colour-corrected … Continue reading

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July 28, 2017 tweet from Jennifer Keesmaat‏ @jen_keesmaat talks up new Official Plan Indicators

Tweet from Chief Planner, City of Toronto, July 28, 2017: jennifer keesmaat‏ @jen_keesmaat We’re often pressured to focus more on the *speed* of planning approvals, than the outcome. So we created new Official Plan Indicators. Comment Anything that makes the … Continue reading

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If you are in Alderwood or Long Branch, then this is a must attend meeting: Sept. 18, 2017 final presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the Toronto Airspace Review

A previous post is entitled: Invite to Sept. 18, 2017 final presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the Toronto Airspace Review: Register via Eventbrite A comment by J Stygall at the latter post reads as follows; I have posted it … Continue reading

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Bill Browder’s testimony; significance of Magnitsky Act; Mikhail Lesin’s death

Magnitsky Act A July 25, 2017 Atlantic article is entitled: “Bill Browder’s Testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee: “I hope that my story will help you understand the methods of Russian operatives in Washington and how they use U.S. enablers … Continue reading

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Parking situation at Fortieth St. and Lake Shore Blvd. West appears to be improving

For a long time, I’ve been planning to post an update, with photos, regarding the parking situation at Fortieth St. and Lake Shore Blvd. West in Long Branch. When I find some photos, taken in the past, I will post … Continue reading

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Court dismisses company’s libel lawsuit against teacher over Facebook postings – July 26, 2017 Toronto Star / July 28, 2017 CBC articles

A July 26, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Court dismisses company’s libel lawsuit against teacher over Facebook postings.” The subhead reads: “When Katie Mohammed turned to Facebook to air concerns about her community — as millions of people do … Continue reading

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Developers learning heritage buildings can be money-makers – July 25, 2017 Toronto Star

A July 25, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Developers learning heritage buildings can be money-makers: Hume: The Great Hall at Queen and Dovercourt was a mess until someone recognized its architectural, cultural, social and economic value.” I learned of … Continue reading

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Superior Court orders ‘Big Blue Monster’ home in Brampton demolished – July 26, 2017 CityNews

A July 26, 2017 CityNews article is entitled: “Superior Court orders ‘Big Blue Monster’ home in Brampton demolished.” The opening paragraphs read: Ontario’s Superior Court has ordered a 6,600-square-foot Brampton monster home at the centre of a four-year dispute to … Continue reading

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