By Heather Emberley / Gracie Sweetstory on April 26, 2017
Children’s Hospital Book Market and Canadian Children’s Book Week provide plenty of opportunities to pick up a good read.
By Heather Emberley / Gracie Sweetstory on July 21, 2016
A reminder to look on the bright side if you find yourself at a play you don’t enjoy.
By Noah Erenberg on November 13, 2013
Learn about writing, photography, videography and more at free sessions hosted by journalists from local media.
By Noah Erenberg on May 10, 2013
Community News Commons is offering 17 FREE training workshops from April 22 to May 29 for anyone who wants to become citizen journalists in Winnipeg or Manitoba. Each session is unique and will cover writing, photography, videography and more. New this spring, every Wednesday there will be a practicum session at the Winnipeg Free Press […]
By Noah Erenberg on November 19, 2012
Want to learn how to be a citizen journalist or pick up some new skills? Register for CNC’s FREE fall training sessions.
By Noah Erenberg on June 6, 2012
We’re half way through the first six-week series of Community News Commons training sessions for citizen journalists and I’m happy to report that the response to these free workshops has been extremely positive. A large and diverse group of people from all walks of life have been attending the sessions. Their questions, comments and suggestions […]
By Noah Erenberg on May 7, 2012
Posted in CNC Blog
Morley Safer, journalist and long time co-host of CBS’s famed TV news magazine show, 60 Minutes, recently said, “I would trust citizen journalism as much as I would trust citizen surgery.” Safer’s take on the changing face of journalism is blunt: “The blogosphere is no alternative, crammed as it is with ravings and manipulations of […]
By Noah Erenberg on May 2, 2012
Community News Commons is offering six FREE training workshops from May 15 to June 26. The workshops highlight multi-media online journalism and are designed as introductory sessions for those wanting to become citizen journalists in Winnipeg and elsewhere in Manitoba. Each workshop will be offered twice in the same week – Tuesday evenings and Thursday […]
By Noah Erenberg on April 17, 2012
Posted in CNC Blog
I started my career in journalism nearly thirty years ago. Aside from wanting to earn a living, my main goal was to help give a voice to those who didn’t have one. And back then, that included most of society. Those were the days before the internet; social networks were the groups of people you […]