TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ -
Furlong drops suit against Georgia Straight for story accusing him of
John Furlong, the former Vancouver Olympics CEO, told Global News he is
no longer suing the Georgia Straight newspaper but will "escalate" legal actions against the writer of the
article, Laura Robinson. Bob Mackin reports for The Tyee.
Postmedia reports loss of nearly $36 million in fourth quarter
Postmedia Network reported a loss of nearly $36 million in the last
quarter, compared to a net loss of $28.4 million in the same period the
previous year. The media company says it doesn't expect any
improvements next year.
The Unknowable Country
In this new monthly column, Sean Holman maps the boundaries of openness and accountability in Canada and
explores what they mean for the people, the press and the
powerful. Holman is a journalism professor at Mount Royal University in
Calgary, an award-winning investigative reporter and the former host of
the Victoria-based politics show Public Eye.
Ingram: What journalists must do when information is everywhere
Journalists need to embrace their changing role as trusted curators and
aggregators of news, GigaOm senior writer Mathew Ingram said at a recent event in Ottawa. Education
editor Melanie Coulson reports.
ONA13: Three lessons learned for student journalists
Carleton journalism student Arik Ligeti was the only Canadian selected to report on the Online News
Association's recent conference in Atlanta. Here, he shares what he
learned from the experience.
Live Chat: Maclean's and J-Source dissect the House of Commons Question
Want to make sense of all the yelling and bickering in the House of
Commons? Maclean's and J-Source team up to pick apart Question Period,
the opposition's daily attempt to get answers from the government on
the hottest issues of the day. Find out what will make headlines in
real time, and what most reporters will completely ignore. You'll learn
that there's a method to the political madness. Nov. 6 at 2:15 p.m. ET.
IN THE NEWS
J-Source and ProjetJ are projects of the Canadian Journalism Foundation in collaboration with leading journalism schools and organizations.
Upcoming J-Talk: Guilty Pleasure or Real News? Join our discussion on Nov. 28 about celebrity gossip. Is it real news
or simply "click bait" in the digital universe? Join Malene Arpe of the Toronto Star, Alison Eastwood of Hello! Canada, Jonathan Kay of the National Post, Ben Mulroney of CTV's etalk and moderator Simon Houpt of The Globe and Mail. Register now.
Event Report: Check out the report from our latest J-Talk The Coveted Journey: From Journalist to Bestselling Author with authors Linwood Barclay and Lisa Gabriele, and moderator Jared Bland of The Globe and Mail.
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