|By Marketwired .||
|June 7, 2014 11:00 PM EDT||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/08/14 -- RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism for both national and network awards, presented in Toronto tonight.
The RTDNA Canada Awards honour the very best in programming, stations and newsgathering organizations in radio, television and on digital platforms. "Many of these awards are named after the people who founded our association back in 1962 and those who have made a significant contribution to our profession." said RTDNA Canada President Ian Koenigsfest. "as we enter our 51st year as an association I am thrilled with the exceptionally high standard of all the entries this year. The innovators and pioneers in the Canadian news profession who launched this association would be proud of the quality of electronic and digital journalism that continues today. Congratulations to all the winners."
NATIONAL TELEVISION WINNERS Bert Cannings Award - Best Newscast - CHAT TV for June 23rd Flood Coverage (Small Market) - CTV News Barrie for CTV News at 11 (Medium Market) - Global News Calgary for State of Emergency Alberta Floods 2013 (Large Market) Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity - Global Calgary for The Africa project from Canada to Sierra Leone Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News - Global Calgary for Flash Floods day 1 - Alberta Floods 2013 Dan McArthur Award - In-depth/Investigative - CBC Edmonton for Imported Politics Dave Rogers Award - Short Feature - Global Regina (CFRE) for Restored Memories (Small/Medium Market) - CTV Vancouver for Rocking Horse (Large Market) Dave Rogers Award - Long Feature - CTV Atlantic for Heartfelt Homecoming (Small/Medium Market) - Global Toronto for First Person (Large Market) Sports Award - NTV for Reason for the Rink (Small/Medium Market) - Global Edmonton for Esks Kitchen (Large Market) Gord Sinclair - Live Special Events - CP24 for Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage - CHEX Television for Hellen MacDonald's Diary Continues Trina McQueen Award - News Information Program - Global Toronto for Inside Epilepsy: A Focus Ontario Special Hugh Haugland Award - Creative Use of Video - Global Regina (CFRE) for Saskatchewan Comic Culture Digital Media Award - CBC British Columbia for BC Votes 2013 NATIONAL RADIO WINNERS Byron MacGregor Award - Best Newscast - CKBZ - B100 Kamloops, BC for B100 News at noon August 26, 2013 (Small Market) - AM800 CKLW for AM800 News 8:30 AM (Medium Market) - 660 News for Flood 2013 (Large Market) Dick Smyth Award - Use of Sound - CBC Moncton for Redemption Story Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News - 680 News for Summer Floods Dan McArthur Award - In-depth/Investigative - CBC Edmonton for What happened to Betty Anne Gagnon? Dave Rogers Award - Short Feature - CBC News Nelson for Green Rush (Small/Medium Market) - CBC Edmonton for Whale of a Christmas (Large Market) Dave Rogers Award - Long Feature - CBC - On The Island for Medical Tourism (Small/Medium Market) - CBC Edmonton for Grounded (Large Market) Sports Award - CBC Calgary for In the moment: Megan Imrie a Biathlete takes us into her mind during competition (Large Market) Gord Sinclair Award - Live Special Events - CBC Radio, Calgary for Day of the flood Peter Gzowski Award - News Information Program - News Talk Radio, CJAD 800 for Lac-Megantick Disaster Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage - CBC PEI for Food insecurity on P.E.I. Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity - CBC Saskatchewan for Huda School - The rising demand for Muslim-based education in Saskatchewan Sam Ross Award - Editorial Commentary - Newstalk 1010 for Living with an addict Dave Agar - Commentary NETWORK TELEVISION WINNERS Bert Cannings Award - Best Newscast - CTV News for CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity - 16 X 9 for Gender Identity Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News - CBC News: The National for Boston Manhunt Over Dan McArthur Award - In-depth/Investigative - CTV News for Senate Expense Scandal Dave Rogers Award - Short Feature - CBC The National for Too Close for Comfort Dave Rogers Award - Long Feature - CBC News: The National for Four Days Gord Sinclair - Live Special Events - Global News for Global National Alberta Floods Special Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage - CTV News for Senate Under Scrutiny Trina McQueen Award - News Information Program - CBC The Fifth Estate for Made in Bangladesh Hugh Haugland Award - Creative Use of Video - CBC News: The National for The Land He Loved Digital Media Award - Global News for Crude Awakening NETWORK RADIO WINNERS Byron MacGregor Award - Best Newscast - CBC for Pope Francis Dick Smyth Award - Use of Sound - The Canadian Press for Ashley Smith - Criminal or Victim? Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News - The Canadian Press for Nightmare Commute Dan McArthur Award - In-depth/Investigative - CBC for Eritrea Series Dave Rogers Award - Short Feature - The Canadian Press for Korea - Canada's Forgotten War Dave Rogers Award - Long Feature - CBC: The Current for Still at Sea by Betsy Trumpener Gord Sinclair Award - Live Special Events - CBC for The Death of Nelson Mandela Peter Gzowski Award - News Information Program - CBC Radio One: Ideas for The Mandela Tapes Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage - CBC for Egypt Series Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity - CBC Radio One - The Current for Becoming Wren
NOTE TO EDITORS:
RTDNA Canada is the voice of electronic journalists and news managers in Canada. The members of RTDNA Canada recognize the responsibility of broadcast journalists to promote and to protect the freedom to report independently about matters of public interest and to present a wide range of expressions, opinions and ideas. The RTDNA Canada Code of Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in our profession.
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be. We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smar...
Oct. 28, 2016 12:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,296
President Obama recently announced the launch of a new national awareness campaign to "encourage more Americans to move beyond passwords – adding an extra layer of security like a fingerprint or codes sent to your cellphone." The shift from single passwords to multi-factor authentication couldn’t be timelier or more strategic. This session will focus on why passwords alone are no longer effective, and why the time to act is now. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Chris Webber, security strateg...
Oct. 28, 2016 12:02 PM EDT
As companies adopt the cloud-to-streamline workflow, deployment hasn’t been very seamless because of IT concerns surrounding security risks. The cloud offers many benefits, but protecting and securing information can be tricky across multiple cloud providers and remains IT’s overall responsibility. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Simon Bain, CEO of SearchYourCloud, will address security compliance issues associated with cloud applications and how document-level encryption is critical for sup...
Oct. 28, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 427
In past @ThingsExpo presentations, Joseph di Paolantonio has explored how various Internet of Things (IoT) and data management and analytics (DMA) solution spaces will come together as sensor analytics ecosystems. This year, in his session at @ThingsExpo, Joseph di Paolantonio from DataArchon, will be adding the numerous Transportation areas, from autonomous vehicles to “Uber for containers.” While IoT data in any one area of Transportation will have a huge impact in that area, combining sensor...
Oct. 28, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,227
SYS-CON Events announced today that Tintri Inc., a leading producer of VM-aware storage (VAS) for virtualization and cloud environments, will present at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Tintri VM-aware storage is the simplest for virtualized applications and cloud. Organizations including GE, Toyota, United Healthcare, NASA and 6 of the Fortune 15 have said “No to LUNs.” With Tintri they manag...
Oct. 28, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 3,685
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, will discuss how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team a...
Oct. 28, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 936
DevOps is speeding towards the IT world like a freight train and the hype around it is deafening. There is no reason to be afraid of this change as it is the natural reaction to the agile movement that revolutionized development just a few years ago. By definition, DevOps is the natural alignment of IT performance to business profitability. The relevance of this has yet to be quantified but it has been suggested that the route to the CEO’s chair will come from the IT leaders that successfully ma...
Oct. 28, 2016 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 16,667
Join IBM November 2 at 19th Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and learn how to go beyond multi-speed it to bring agility to traditional enterprise applications. Technology innovation is the driving force behind modern business and enterprises must respond by increasing the speed and efficiency of software delivery. The challenge is that existing enterprise applications are expensive to develop and difficult to modernize. This often results in what Gartner calls...
Oct. 28, 2016 11:30 AM EDT Reads: 215
We are always online. We access our data, our finances, work, and various services on the Internet. But we live in a congested world of information in which the roads were built two decades ago. The quest for better, faster Internet routing has been around for a decade, but nobody solved this problem. We’ve seen band aid approaches like CDNs that attack a niche's slice of static content part of the Internet, but that’s it. It does not address the dynamic services-based Internet of today. It doe...
Oct. 28, 2016 11:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,107
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
Oct. 28, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 360
Although it has gained significant traction in the consumer space, IoT is still in the early stages of adoption in enterprises environments. However, many companies are working on initiatives like Industry 4.0 that includes IoT as one of the key disruptive technologies expected to reshape businesses of tomorrow. The key challenges will be availability, robustness and reliability of networks that connect devices in a business environment. Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is expected to...
Oct. 28, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,277
Bert Loomis was a visionary. This general session will highlight how Bert Loomis and people like him inspire us to build great things with small inventions. In their general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Architect at IBM Bluemix, and Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at Nvidia, will discuss the accelerating pace of AI development and how IBM Cloud and NVIDIA are partnering to bring AI capabilities to "every day," on-demand. They will also review two "free infrastruct...
Oct. 28, 2016 10:32 AM EDT Reads: 243
The Internet of Things (IoT), in all its myriad manifestations, has great potential. Much of that potential comes from the evolving data management and analytic (DMA) technologies and processes that allow us to gain insight from all of the IoT data that can be generated and gathered. This potential may never be met as those data sets are tied to specific industry verticals and single markets, with no clear way to use IoT data and sensor analytics to fulfill the hype being given the IoT today.
Oct. 28, 2016 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,957
@ThingsExpo has been named the Top 5 Most Influential M2M Brand by Onalytica in the ‘Machine to Machine: Top 100 Influencers and Brands.' Onalytica analyzed the online debate on M2M by looking at over 85,000 tweets to provide the most influential individuals and brands that drive the discussion. According to Onalytica the "analysis showed a very engaged community with a lot of interactive tweets. The M2M discussion seems to be more fragmented and driven by some of the major brands present in the...
Oct. 28, 2016 09:15 AM EDT Reads: 11,630
Fact: storage performance problems have only gotten more complicated, as applications not only have become largely virtualized, but also have moved to cloud-based infrastructures. Storage performance in virtualized environments isn’t just about IOPS anymore. Instead, you need to guarantee performance for individual VMs, helping applications maintain performance as the number of VMs continues to go up in real time. In his session at Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, Product and Marketing at Tintri, wil...
Oct. 28, 2016 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,038