To do list: Scrub social media, tune in

By Ian Capstick · September 9, 2015

One

Take thirty minutes and do a social media scrub down. As several CPC candidates and other campaign officials learned, the Internet lives forever (full disclosure: even Ian’s husband had to apologize yesterday for years old tweets). If you’re a spokesperson in this election or have contact with the media, it’s likely time you take a thirty minute review of your Tweets, Google results, Facebook messages and privacy settings.

Two

Media attention span is limited starting today. How will you take advantage of “set pieces” in the election? Those are the immovable dates such as Statistics Canada releases, debates and publicly announced event commitments.

Three

Tune in: CTV has a new show for the election called Race to the Hill. Hosted by Mercedes Stephenson, it’s a 15 minute wrap up of the biggest campaign stories of the day airing twice nightly. The first episode wasn’t as slick as other political shows, but it’ll find its feet soon.

Four

Keep an eye on Nanos: The much loved “daily tracking polls” are back, and war rooms actually follow these daily results. You probably should, too.

image

The Olympics!

By Bailey Reid · August 15, 2016 It’s every armchair athlete’s favourite season. It’s a time when people around the world come together in the name of friendly sport competition, in a show of unabashed patriotism and stunning athleticism. And the women this year– we’re having a moment. Fierce competitors and athletes in every sport imaginable. So far, almost almost every medal […]
image

Techniques of Influence: Part III

By Bailey Reid · July 14, 2016 We know you’ve got a story to tell, but in a world filled with advertising ranging from the inspiring to the absurd, how do you get your message to stand out? Welcome to Part III of MediaStyle’s blog series, “Techniques of Influence,” where we’ve compiled a handy list that can inspire you on your next […]
image

Gotta catch ’em all…again.

By admin · July 12, 2016 We don’t want to alarm you, but Japanese pocket monsters have invaded our streets and homes. They are feeding off of our productivity and cell phone batteries at an alarming rate. A new virtual reality smartphone game Pokémon GO, launched by Nintendo on July 6, is currently breaking the Internet. While it has not yet launched […]
Sign up for our rad newsletter