Freeholder’s Rodrigues Realizing He’s a Lobster Over State of Journalism 100517

Freeholder’s Rodrigues Realizing He’s a Lobster Over State of Journalism 100517

Cornwall Ontario – Poor Hugo Rodrigues.   I say that in jest.  The former President of the Canadian Association of Journalism spewed a rant over our pathetic Ministry of Culture, Melanie Joly’s, new whatchamacalit thingy where essentially the biggest gloat was Netflix spending $500M creating content in Canada.  Nothing against Netflix, but taking advantage of a […]

Year Over Year Numbers Up for CFN in February 2017 – HUGE Ad deals!

Year Over Year Numbers Up for CFN in February 2017 – HUGE Ad deals!

Cornwall Ontario – You’ll be seeing some changes on CFN in 2017.  We have columnists starting from all across Canada.   We are spreading our wings as a media outlet.  Instead of a regional outlet we will be working our way to being more of a National platform. Thanks to our many contributors and supporters who […]

Media Thoughts on Viewer Comments As CBC and Others Shut Them Down by Jamie Gilcig DEC 1, 2015

Media Thoughts on Viewer Comments As CBC and Others Shut Them Down by Jamie Gilcig DEC 1, 2015

In a quadruple media reference this morning a very interesting topic was discussed; online comments by viewers. The media trend now is to shut them down.   Locally the Postmedia owned Standard Freeholder has had them shut down for quite awhile, while two other outlets hyper moderate.   In our market we have the only […]

Adam Brazeau of TC Media Seaway News Pulls a Mini Jian Ghomeshi Day of Anti Sexual Assault Rally in Cornwall Ontario

Adam Brazeau of TC Media Seaway News Pulls a Mini Jian Ghomeshi Day of Anti Sexual Assault Rally in Cornwall Ontario

CORNWALL Ontario – Adam Brazeau is a young man that is a journalist for TC Media owned Seaway News in Cornwall Ontario.    He’s covers ground that editor Todd Lihou doesn’t as opposed to won’t. Last night, before he appeared at the SASS Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event today he initiated a conversation […]

St. Lawrence College Dean Don Fairweather Allows Cornwall Journalism Program to Close – APRIL 20, 2015

St. Lawrence College Dean Don Fairweather Allows Cornwall Journalism Program to Close – APRIL 20, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – St. Lawrence College Cornwall campus put to death its journalism program officially. While not surprising, it’s a sad tale that shows an ineffective, and ignorant side to the college which refused to embrace the realities of the very industry it was supposed to be training people to enter. Most of the blame […]

CAJ Prez & Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Burns Source on Twitter by Jamie Gilcig – NOV 21, 2014

CAJ Prez & Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Burns Source on Twitter by Jamie Gilcig – NOV 21, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – The Canadian Association of Journalists and Sun Media’s Standard Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodgrigues burned a source live on Twitter this morning. Incensed over his interpretation of a CFN story Mr. Rodrigues went on the war path on social media calling out this writer and calling moi a liar after we tipped the […]

So What Does Don McCurdy of the Ontario Press Council Have Against Independent Media by Jamie Gilcig

So What Does Don McCurdy of the Ontario Press Council Have Against Independent Media by Jamie Gilcig

  CFN – That gentleman on the left is Don McCurdy.  He’s the Executive Director  over at the Ontario Press Council. My journey of journalism that now is in its sixth year has been an adventure.It really has. This year Don entered “my movie” although he was supposed to enter last year. During a council meeting […]