In fictional, and not so fictional stereotypes, journalists struggle against censorship throughout the world; the blacked-out documents, silent informants, and gag ordered witnesses. Though, it is no longer constricted to paper or words at all but includes much more. The internet has become the dominant form of media and brings new dynamics to both. Censorship is a way to limit the power, choice, and education of the public ideally for the general good of the public. Internet censorship provides a kind of security, morality and objectivity. Though, freedom of expression promotes individualism, creativity, and constructive criticism. Instead of risking the craft, limited internet censorship can actually improve journalism and it’s attempts to bring information to the people.

Sharing Is Caring; How Internet Censorship in Canada Affects Journalism

In fictional, and not so fictional stereotypes, journalists struggle against censorship throughout the world; the blacked-out documents, silent informants, and gag ordered witnesses. Though, it is no longer constricted to paper or words at all but includes much more. The internet has become the dominant form of media and brings new dynamics to both. Censorship is a way to limit the power, choice, and education of the public ideally for the general good of the public. Internet censorship provides a kind of security, morality and objectivity. Though, freedom of expression promotes individualism, creativity, and constructive criticism. Instead of risking the craft, limited internet censorship can actually improve journalism and it’s attempts to bring information to the people. Continue reading Sharing Is Caring; How Internet Censorship in Canada Affects Journalism

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Why I write the way I write; An opinion piece on literary Journalism from Dylanna Fisher

Feature writers first separated themselves from hard-hitting news by writing “human interest stories,” as Wolfe describes them, which were “long and often hideously sentimental accounts of hitherto unknown souls beset by tragedy or unusual hobbies within the sheet’s circulation area… In any case, feature stories gave a man a certain amount of room in which to write.” Continue reading Why I write the way I write; An opinion piece on literary Journalism from Dylanna Fisher

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Move for your Health; Benefits of Dancing

“Physical inactivity is a major public health issue in which dance could have an important role to play, “comments Burkhardt and Brennan, “Physical activity is an important factor, affecting cardiovascular and all-cause mortality.”

In conclusion, the research of the decade shows that dancing is a beneficial exercise regardless of circumstances. The benefits are not only physical but mental, emotional, and social. Continue reading Move for your Health; Benefits of Dancing

Holidays are Many.

The holidays are a time of joy and family and giving, regardless of the celebrations. nine out of ten Americans celebrate Christmas in 2013. In America, 75% of the population believes in the virgin birth of Jesus. Only half see Christmas as a religious holiday while 1/3 views it as a cultural holiday instead.   Continue reading Holidays are Many.

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The Ironic Truth of Ecommerce Students in E-Commerce Remixes

This is a collection of different questions from several assignments to deal with commerce, e-commerce, and economics. Put into an easily digestible form, it is here to help anyone wanting to know more about finances for anything from a study aid to sounding smart at thanksgiving dinner. And of course, since we’re all about the music. While researching about everything to do with money, all I could think of as a college student writing these words is, “I Ain’t Got No Money”. Every university student will understand that sentiment. Thus, why after these did you know on finances and economics, we are following it up with remixes of “No Money” by Galantis. Continue reading The Ironic Truth of Ecommerce Students in E-Commerce Remixes

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Revolution And Artistry In Mozart’s Operas; A Deeper Look At The Marriage Of Figaro (1786); Don Giovanni (1787); And The Magic Flute (1791)

When it comes to the music of opera, the composer needs to be a bit of all the above, a dramatist, a writer, an artist, and not just a composer. Mozart was each of those and used those influences to blend power and emotion into his works. Continue reading Revolution And Artistry In Mozart’s Operas; A Deeper Look At The Marriage Of Figaro (1786); Don Giovanni (1787); And The Magic Flute (1791)

Everyone has their thoughts and worries about the Covid-19 pandemic. Abacus Data and Music Canada surveyed Canadians to learn their worries about the music industry during the pandemic. In may of 2020 was the first survey that found that over half of Canadians are concerned about returning to live music venues and wouldn't be comfortable until 6 months or more had passed.

Concerns Elevate Regarding Live Music According to Data

Everyone has their thoughts and worries about the Covid-19 pandemic. Abacus Data and Music Canada surveyed Canadians to learn their worries about the music industry during the pandemic. In may of 2020 was the first survey that found that over half of Canadians are concerned about returning to live music venues and wouldn’t be comfortable until 6 months or more had passed. Continue reading Concerns Elevate Regarding Live Music According to Data

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Local Music Venues: Naked Cyber Cafe & Espresso Bar

If you’re looking for a music venue, you may find Naked Cyber Cafe and Espresso Bar. This hidden gem is a place for Edmonton musicians to jam, perform and get their names out there. Local musicians have amazing talent and local live music venues are where they perform. Naked Cyber Cafe And Espresso Bar is one example. Continue reading Local Music Venues: Naked Cyber Cafe & Espresso Bar

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Bringing Japanese Tradition Forward; Koto Covers

As with many traditional instruments from around the world, globalization and the influence of western culture have made traditions less prominent. This is the case with the koto in Japan. Regardless of its prominence, musicians such as June Kuramoto,  Reiko Obata, Elizabeth Falconer, and Yukiko Matsuyama bring the koto to modern music. Though that’s not the only musicians that provide koto music in a modern context. Cover musicians like the ones below do exactly that.  Continue reading Bringing Japanese Tradition Forward; Koto Covers

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Don’t Be Trashy at Music Festivals

In spite of the positive aspects of enjoying live artists and gathering with fellow music-lovers, there is a dark side that will undoubtedly cause major issues for the environment once festivals resume.  While wrapped up in the fun of an event, people may forget to be mindful of their negative effects on the environment.  This is a problem that must be addressed by environmentally-conscious individuals. Continue reading Don’t Be Trashy at Music Festivals

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Edmonton’s Hyper-Local Music Collections

Edmonton’s music scene is bright and vibrant. Although, it’s not as prominent as Vancouver or Toronto, Edmonton is a hub for music of all genres. Taking Edmonton’s music into their digital collections, the University of Alberta and The Edmonton Public Library each have collections of local music from Edmonton artists.  Continue reading Edmonton’s Hyper-Local Music Collections

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Retail Christmas Music; It’s not all bad?

A Consumer Reports survey, reports that 90% of respondents noted something that stressed them out over the holiday season. While it wasn’t the top complaint, Christmas music was on the list with 23% of people saying it was their chief complaint. That is after crowds and long lines (68%), gaining weight (37%), getting into debt (37%), gift shopping (28%), travelling (25%), seeing certain relatives (24%). … Continue reading Retail Christmas Music; It’s not all bad?