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Editor’s Notes

News, notes and updates from the editor of Popjournalism

Celebrating 10 years with a new look

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Popjournalism. It’s truly hard to believe we’ve passed the decade mark already. When I first launched this site, tech stocks were sure bets, Napster was the best way to download music, and the World Trade Center towers were still standing. So, here we still are, too. We’re always […]

Third time’s the charm

Hard to believe that it’s been over a year since the last issue of Popjournalism hit the newsstands. It’s good to be back. I want to thank all of you who bought this issue and to the subscribers for their patience during our too-long hiatus. To be honest, we had a completed third edition of […]

Will Canada adopt à la carte cable?

For years Canadians have been paying cable and satellite providers for channels that we don’t watch. Worse yet, most probably don’t know that when we pay our bills, our cash is put towards the programming of those same channels that we already live without. Yes, we non-golfers contribute directly to the fortunes of The Golf […]

Magazine makeover

They say that the scariest thing, aside from failure, is success. After spending nearly a year pouring my heart into the first issue of Popjournalism, the response was simply incredible. I saw people actually reading the issue. Not just passing glances either, but deep, absorbed reading. However, once that initial satisfaction passed, only one lingering […]

CBC internal publicists are not ‘redundant’

Behind every good entertainment feature, there’s usually a good publicist. The best publicists give you freedom to weave in and out of environments, such as movie and television sets, to do thorough reporting — as evidenced in the upcoming cover story I wrote on CBC TV’s legal drama This is Wonderland. In all honesty, when […]