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Despite his successful career accomplishments, Gary LaPlante still enjoys the little things in life. In his spare time, he takes great interest in creative writing. As a veteran and experienced individual with over 25 years of experience in broadcasting as well as journalism, he writes publishes casual as well as educational blogs on Medium. These blog topics range anywhere from the ins and outs of a television new network to the impact of social media on communications.

Medium is a popular blog-sharing platform. Similar to YouTube, users can create their own profile or channel and start creating content of their own. Click on  the links below to read about Gary’s blogs. If you’ve enjoyed the read, consider sharing them on social media!

Gary LaPlante | Blogs on Medium


The Ins and outs of a Television News Network

Television airing the news was a natural progression away from radio news. In the early 1940s, both NBC and CBC, who began as radio news channels, began television networking programs. Never did they imagine that their content would later be shared on an open platform as ubiquitous as the internet.

Social Media’s Impact on Reporting News

With over 2 billion active users worldwide, social media has become ubiquitous. The Internet’s visionary promise of a “world wide web” that creates a data rich virtual directory of people, groups as well as organizations, has come into being through social media.