Digital & Online Media News – Food Network Canada to launch new Twitter cooking series

Roger Mooking, Massimo Capra, Lynn Crawford and Dustin Gallagher for #DestinationDishes

Corus Entertainment’s Food Network Canada is looking to build on the success of its Twitter cooking series #OneDirtyDish, announcing new series #DestinationDishes. Starting Mar. 7, Twitter users will be invited to vote for the culinary cuisine they would like to see Food Network Canada celebrity chefs like Massimo Capra, Lynn Crawford, Dustin Gallagher and Roger Mooking create. Produced by Corus’ in-house social content studio so.da, each episode will feature ingredients and dishes inspired by cultures from around the world. The first episode of #DestinationDishes will launch on @FoodNetworkCA’s Twitter starting Monday, March 11 at 4 p.m. ET for eight weeks.

Robert Half Technology has undertaken a survey of IT leaders and office workers following recent legislation in some countries offering a “right to disconnect,” as the Canadian government examines the issue. When asked if they could ignore their inboxes after hours, more than half (58 per cent) of technology leaders believed they could adhere to a ban on after-hours work emails, but 43 per cent of workers don’t think their manager would follow the rule. In addition, nearly half (48 per cent) of workers said they would still be tempted to check emails after work.

Pandora has combined music and podcasts, introducing Pandora Stories this week. It allows artists to create music playlists interspersed with voice tracks telling the stories behind the music. Through the feature, which is part of the Pandora Artist Marketing Platform, musicians, actors, filmmakers, authors, podcasters and other celebrities will have access to Pandora’s licensed catalogue. The first releases include John Legend, Daddy Yankee, and Perry Farrell, among others. Pandora is still only available in the U.S.

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