Tag Archives: The HUB

New CMG Pres shares an unorthodox way out of the hell that is the 4th floor newsroom

New CMG Pres shares an unorthodox way out of the hell that is the 4th floor newsroom

The renewal of CBCNews.ca and scurrilous flutter on Twitter

Yesterday we launched the renewal of CBCNews.ca with a series of discussions with staff across the country. There was genuine excitement about the direction, which is about better serving our audiences. There were also constructive questions expressing a need for more detail, and expressing fear and some concerns about change. The questions were totally appropriate […]

Trouble in the HUB

Trouble in the HUB

So just what is the CBC News HUB? Well, one thing it is is a way for CBC News to allocate resources to journalists. Say you need an interview for a story you’re doing. You would submit your needs to the HUB and content would be doled to you in priority. Who knows, you might […]

NOTE TO STAFF – Management Changes at CBC News

It’s now been about five months since we launched our new programming under CBC News Renewal. First of all, I want to thank you all for your commitment and hard work as we continue to build our new programs, structures and processes. We’ve enjoyed some significant successes and despite the inevitable bumps along the road, […]

Air Farce launch surprise attack!

Air Farce launch surprise attack!

The once campy and innocent Royal Canadian Air Farce initiated a friendly fire attack campaign on its colleagues of the CBC. Under the guise of a pre-tape for their New Years Eve chucklefest the event quickly became a throwdown with its tight-wad overlords of English TV. Targets included the always cuddly VP Richard Stursberg, the mortally wounded CBC News HUB, […]

A line in the sand

A line in the sand

In recent weeks management, more likely the think-tank that spawned the HUB, have been finding 4th floor dwellers posting pics of crashed trains, broken wagon wheels, collapsed structures most with the word “HUB” scrawled beneath. Frustrated by the crimes but with no suspects to apprehend, bosses are looking to vent. So what is public enemy […]

Lockdown in the HUB

Saw these being loaded up I right away assumed they were pens for the 4th floor newsroom. We are maximizing space, after all.