Winning Concert Tickets From CBC Radio

So I’m waiting for my daughter’s drama class to finish outside in the car, reading the newspaper with CBC Radio 2 on, when the host says “the first 2 caller wins tickets to see Jasper Wood in Moncton on March 2 at the Capitol Theatre.” Shit, I sayz. So I frantically dial the number as she repeats it (thankfully) 3 times, and no one answers – an answering machine. But

CBC Modifies Survey

As reported earlier for a Steel White Table exclusive, but also picked up by The J-Walk Associate News Service (JWANS), so I guess that means it wasn’t an exclusive, and we’re not really reporters, are we? Hmm… Anyway, remember that CBC.ca survey from a couple days ago that ended with this message? Unfortunately our quotas are full for responses from your category. The JWANS wrote, “Wow, nothing like making a

CBC Survey

I was asked to participate in a survey from Confirmit.com while reading this morning’s news at CBC.ca. I said yes and answered a series of questions about where I get most of my news: Radio, Internet, Television, Newspapers or Other. I get 90% of my news from CBC.ca or CBC Radio. I don’t watch TV and I don’t often read newspapers. I had no problem sharing this information because I’m

CBC.ca Headline News?

Someone at CBC.ca thinks this is headline news: CNN, Kutcher battle for 1M Twitter followers: The race for one million followers on Twitter is on, with CNN in one corner and Ashton Kutcher in the other. Just a few weeks ago, no one was close to reaching that benchmark. Now, as users have flocked to the increasingly popular microblogging site, the numbers have grown. CNN’s breaking news feed (www.twitter.com/cnnbrk) is

CBC Idea’s “Ocean Mind” Podcast

Yesterday I listened to an audio magazine from the CBC Radio 1 program, Ideas. The MP3s are online only for 4 weeks, so get ’em while they’re hot. The latest is called, Ocean Mind. It’s about consciousness in the oceans. Some things I’ve learned from part 1: Mammals become territorial when their survival is dependent largely on a specific habitat or geography. Mammals become social when their survival is dependent