Glenn Greenwald Responds to Canadian Backlash

It was a friendly room for Glenn Greenwald this Thursday, as he spoke at McGill University’s Pollack Hall. However, the journalist had raised the ire of many Canadians the day before. Continue reading Glenn Greenwald Responds to Canadian Backlash

Link 35: Student Paper Celebrates the Past, and the Future

35 volumes across 35 years; The Link newspaper has a lot of history behind it.

That history was celebrated Saturday afternoon at the Link 35 panel, which took place at Concordia University’s Hall building, featuring four of the newspaper’s former editors. While the panelists spent some time reminiscing about the olden days of the paper, the focus was mainly on the future, and how The Link needs to evolve in the digital age of journalism. Continue reading Link 35: Student Paper Celebrates the Past, and the Future

“Journalism After Snowden” – Yale Lecture

Photographer: David S. Holloway/Getty Images

I live blogged a lecture today by established journalist and academic Steve Coll, on the topic of journalism in a post-Snowden world.

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Montreal Bike Lane Safety – October 2014

I asked some Montreal cyclists how they felt about bike lane safety in the city. Here’s what some of them had to say…en français!

 

Merton of the Movies: Singing and Dancing for a Place in Your Heart

A rollicking musical set in the silent movie era.

It was a packed house this Saturday at the Calixa-Lavallée Centre, for a performance of the musical comedy Merton of the Movies.

Within the crowd of eager musical theatre aficionados, there sat at least one person who could not accurately be called a fan of the art form: this very writer. But over the two-hour performance, that didn’t stop me from having one hell of a good time! Continue reading Merton of the Movies: Singing and Dancing for a Place in Your Heart

Musical Theatre Festival Will Make Your Feet Move

Montreal festival aims to showcase local talent in a weekend-long series of events

Musical aficionados will be gathering in Montreal for The Next Wave: New Musical Theatre Festival.

Between Sept. 25 and 28, musical theatre will have its time to shine in Montreal as The Next Wave festival belts and dances its way into venues throughout the city. Continue reading Musical Theatre Festival Will Make Your Feet Move

Patrick Klepek – Fighting the Game

Across Twitter, message boards and YouTube, Patrick Klepek’s fans have the same nickname for the established writer: “Scoops”.

And with good reason.
Continue reading Patrick Klepek – Fighting the Game

Hello and Welcome!

You have found your way to Mathieu D’Amours’ online portfolio, The Outer Haven. This site features a variety of projects I’ve worked on for Dawson’s Cinema/Video Communications program and as an independent enthusiast of all things media. Thank you for your interest – I hope you enjoy your visit!

-Matt

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