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Steve Ladurantaye leaving CBC for Scottish broadcaster STV

Media | 10/15/2018 12:52 pm EDT

Steve Ladurantaye is leaving CBC/Radio-Canada after two and a half years at CBC News for a top management post at the Scottish broadcaster STV Group PLC., CBC employees were told in an internal memo sent out Monday. Ladurantaye becomes the new head of news and current...

Jennifer Hollett joins Twitter Canada

Media | 08/22/2016 4:07 pm EDT

Twitter Inc.’s Canadian division announced Monday it had hired Jennifer Hollett as the company’s new head of news and government. Hollett, who began her new role Monday, stepped into the position previously filled by Steve Ladurantaye, who left the company in May for a job as the managing editor of digital news at the CBC. “Jennifer will bring a deep resume and wealth of experience to our team at Twitter Canada,” Christopher Doyle, Twitter’s head of media, said in an email. “As a veteran of Canadian media and politics, Jennifer has...

Steve Ladurantaye moving from Twitter to CBC

Media | 04/15/2016 6:32 pm EDT

Steve Ladurantaye, head of news and government partnerships at Twitter Inc.’s Canadian division, will be the new managing editor of digital news at CBC/Radio-Canada. The move is effective May 9, Ladurantaye said in a...

Pros and cons of Periscope as journalism tool

Media | 07/08/2015 8:11 pm EDT

The use of live-streaming apps such as Periscope and Meerkat has helped journalists provide unfiltered, live as-it-happens moments for viewers, according to some proponents, though others claim such technology compromises the...