J-Source Newsletter - The future of investigative television; A timeline of the Toronto Star's Gardasil controversy

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2015 /CNW/ -

What is the future of investigative TV?
Do audiences still want investigative television? Who's going to pay for it? Catch up on our live blog of Tuesday's panel with CBC's Anna Maria Tremonti and Gillian Findlay, PBS FRONTLINE's David Fanning and Patrick McGuire of VICE Canada.

The Toronto Star's Gardasil controversy: A timeline
Shortly after its publication last week, a Toronto Star investigative feature on the HPV vaccine Gardasil drew sharp criticism for its packaging and reporting. We've put together a timeline of the reaction the story has received since, and the Star's various responses.

Andrew Weaver wins libel decision against the National Post
British Columbia Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver has won a libel decision against the National Post and four of its staff. Andrew MacLeod reports for The Tyee.

Bell Media employees vote on offer in bargaining dispute
From Feb. 10 to 12, employees at Bell Media properties—including Fashion Television Channel, BNN and CP24—voted on a final bargaining offer in the unit's first contract negotiations with the company since its acquisition of CTV Ltd. in 2010. Chantal Braganza reports.

War zones, disasters and pure luck: David Common on international reporting
Walking into minefields, driving through war zones and dealing with mass devastation after the Haiti earthquake are just a few of the stories CBC's David Common has to share about working as a foreign correspondent in this Sheridan College lecture.



 

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