Now on J-Source: Another Monday paper cut; freelancers' agency launched; reporting in Afghanistan getting tougher



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    Now on J-Source - May 12 - May 18, 2009

    FEATURES
    (xx)Doing a lot with a little: how a team of students broke a story wide
    open(xx)
    As budgets and reporting teams shrink, lessons can be learned from
    what a team of University of King's College students accomplished in
    an investigative workshop.

    (xx)Inside the government's message-making machine(xx)
    In this preview of her presentation at the upcoming CAJ conference,
    Denise Rudnicki describes a sophisticated, coordinated and professionally
    staffed apparatus that goes well beyond mere spin.

    (xx)Readers' letters: where is the free-speech line?(xx)
    The Ontario Press Council tossed out John Hayden's complaint over an
    letter to the editor criticizing immigration policies, but he still
    thinks a line should be drawn at xenophobia.

    IN THE NEWS
    (xx)Freelance writers' agency open for business(xx)
    (xx)CBC could be facing further cuts(xx)
    (xx)Western Magazine Awards finalists announced(xx)

    RECENT POSTS
    (xx)Google introduces News Timeline(xx)
    (xx)Toxic legacy investigation(xx)
    (xx)These days, journalists have to be brand managers too(xx)

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