MRU Media

MRU media makers: 01/04/2016

MRU in the News
1.) Bells ring out at Calgary’s Mount Royal University in honour of man who first rang them: (Calgary Sun —  Kenna Burima, alum & Jean-Louis Bleau, artistic director) & Mount Royal pays respect to “father of handbell ringing”: (660 News — Elaine Danelesko, director)
Students/Experts/Alum in the News
1.) Calgary Sun, angry conservatives try to spin glorified typo into the first political brouhaha of 2016: ( — Duane Bratt, professor) & Identical holiday greeting messages from NDP MLA Brandy Payne and Independent MLA Deborah Drever printed in community newsletters: (Calgary Sun — Duane Bratt, professor) & Newsletter publisher takes responsibility for Deborah Drever holiday message fiasco: (Global News — Lori Williams, professor)
2.) Compelling Calgarians: Kurt Pedersen: Fundraiser, philanthropist: (Calgary Herald — Kurt Pedersen, alum)
3.) Notley government could make further changes after wide-ranging policy reviews: Herald — Duane Bratt, professor)
4.) Postmedia rumoured to be closing some Sun Media papers: (Troy Media — Terry Field, professor)
5.) Donut politics? The search for Alberta’s centre: (CBC — Lori Williams, professor)
6.) Future of the workplace heavy on work, light on place: analysts: (The Canadian Press — Melanie Peacock, professor)
*Melanie Peacock also did an interview with Global News on the topic of goal setting & News Talk 770 on the subject of January job prospects & News Talk 7770 on the subject of layoffs & News Talk 770 on the subject of Christmas parties & CBC’s Alberta@Noon on the subject of Christmas parties 
7.) No shortage of news in past year: (Cochrane Eagle — Elisa Neven-Pugh, student)
8.) Startup of the Week – Incite Invite: (Calgary Herald — Will Fowler, student)
9.) Doom and gloom economy has few upsides: (CTV  Calgary — Allan Dwyer, professor)
10.) Fortney: For some Calgarians, 2015 brought worldwide notoriety: (Calgary Herald — Duane Bratt, professor)
11.) NDP: The year of Alberta’s Orange chinook: (The Globe and Mail — Duane Bratt, professor)
12.) Clark: Polarized digital world delivers more news, less information: (The London Free Press — David Taras, professor)
13.) Fortress Mountain ski hill reboot planned by group of investors: (CBC — Joe Pavelka, professor)
14.) 20 Questions with Gail Haakstad: (Alberta Daily Herald Tribune)
Other notable mentions
1.) Southwest BRT ‘ill-conceived,’ says lobby group, as community associations embrace project: (Calgary Herald)
2.) Order of Canada philanthropist David Bissett chides wealthy Calgarians who don’t give to charity: (Calgary Herald)
3.) A 12-Year-Old Murdered Her Parents & Brother with Help from ‘Werewolf’ Boyfriend: to Know)
4.) Calgary celebs select their favourite performances: (Calgary Herald)

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