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.

Some find it comforting to think of life as a story. Others find that absurd. (Sept. 3, 2015 Aeon essay)

A Sept. 3, 2015 Aeon essay is entitled: “I am not a story.” The subtitle reads: “Some find it comforting to think of life as a story. Others find that absurd. So are you a Narrative or a non-Narrative?” Given … Continue reading

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Air Traffic Noise Issue – Toronto Pearson Sept. 27, 2017 CENAC Meeting: location and time change

Following message includes this attached file: CENAC_Sept_27_Ad_FINAL_REV The following message is from ZZG-Community Engagement at communityengagment@gtaa.com Good Afternoon, I am writing to share an update with a change of time and location for the September 27 CENAC meeting. This meeting … Continue reading

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Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines – Sept. 26, 2017 public meeting at 6:30 pm

The following text is from a notice distributed in Long Branch by the Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: * Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines Dear Neighbour, The City is hosting a community consultation meeting to hear from you. Details are as … Continue reading

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Lot splitting in Alderwood: Message from an Alderwood resident

Please contact Jaan Pill through this website if you wish to get in touch with Tracy Hatten Tracy Hatten of Alderwood has shared the following message with me; as is my standard practice, I checked with her first, to make … Continue reading

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Nikolai Yudenich (1862-1933) was a leader of the anti-communist White movement in Northwestern Russia during the Russian Civil War

General Judenits (Nikolai Yudenich) The drawing on the right is a portrait of General Judenits of the The Russian Army of the Northwest. Judenits is the Estonian version of his name.  In English he’s known as Nikolai Yudenich (1862-1933). Nikolai Yudenich was a … Continue reading

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Limehouse Conservation Area a great place to visit on a warm, sunny day in September

I recently visited the Limehouse Conservation Area for a family hike along a short stretch of the Truce Trail. Limehouse is a not-far drive north of Toronto and is part of the conservation areas under jurisdiction of Credit Valley Conservation. … Continue reading

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There is a paucity of community newspapers in Canada, according to research by a Ryerson University journalism professor

A Sept. 17, 2017 Hamilton Spectator article is entitled: “New local media outlets crop up as traditional community papers close.” The opening paragraphs read: Dave Bidini asks “what if” a lot. As in, what if the mainstream press didn’t care … Continue reading

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All 750 tickets have been issued: Sept. 18, 2017 final presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the Toronto Airspace Review

Two previous posts are entitled: 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 Invite to Sept. 18, 2017 final … Continue reading

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Ongoing Rohingya crisis: Updates

At a previous post, dealing with mindfulness meditation, I have highlighted previous news stories related to Rohingya refugees in Burma (Myanmar). The point of the above-noted post, among other things, is that even adherents of Buddhisms, frequently portrayed as devoted … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay’s coming storm – July 28, 2017 Washington Post article

A July 28, 2017 Washington Post article is entitled: “Tampa Bay’s coming storm.” An excerpt reads: “Why stay?” asked Luther, an oceanographer who knows perfectly well a hurricane could one day shove 15 feet of water into his living room. … Continue reading

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