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The Cost of Speaking First May Compromise Value of Our Voice

By Jason Menard

Social networking can be a wonderful tool, but like any tool it needs to be used appropriately. It’s easy to make a façade look great, but it takes time and proper application of the tools to make the foundation sturdy – and that’s something that often gets lost in this instant gratification/first-to-post society.

It has created an interesting paradox: access to information has never been easier or faster; but access to context requires more effort than ever. Continue reading

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More Info than Ever, but Who Can You Trust?

By Jason Menard

The number of TV stations, Web sites, publications, and social networking sites, can not just sate those who have a thirst for politics – it can overwhelm them. So the question now becomes, how do you filter this firehose-like deluge of information and make the best choice for you?

The Ontario provincial election is less than a month away and while it may seem that we’ve been inundated with campaign rhetoric and information, the fact is that the writ was just dropped and the campaign only officially began yesterday.  Continue reading