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192 EpisodesProduced by Story Studio Network, Dave Trafford, Erin TraffordWebsite

Welcome In!This is the home for our SSN daily flagship podcast - NOW & NEXT. Join Story Studio Network's Chief Executive Producer Dave Trafford Monday to Thursday, highlighting news stories of the day that are most likely to affect you and your family, you and your business, you and your future.PLUS… read more


Pearson raises the Airport Improvement Fee; Alberta's Premier still thinks she's a shock jock; Alex Jones continues to mock and harass Sandy

Pearson Airport decides this is a good time to raise user fees; Alberta’s new Premier doesn't realize she isn't hosting a talk show; Sandy Hook families awarded almost $1B.
Time Codes:
01:28 - Does Becky look for negative news stories on purpose?
02:51 - Airlines pay a lot for the ‘privilege’ of landing at Pearson Airport.
08:10 - Danielle Smith didn’t “suggest” anything (she said it.)
10:37 - Let's unpack the editorial decision to use the word "suggest" in the Smith story.18:37 - Zoom interviews don’t help reporting.
28:56 - Today on the Brief with Dave… Warren Weeks on crisis Comms fail at Hockey Canada - this will be the textbook example of how NOT to manage a crisis.
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Now & Next Cast and Crew
· Associate Producer Becky Coles
· Production Manager Jaime Nickerson
· Audio Editors Mike Treutler and Drew Garner
· Sonic Logo Designer and Creative Branding Greg MacDonald
Now & Next is a Story Studio Network Original

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