TORONTO, Oct. 14 /CNW/ - "Now on J-Source" is the free weekly newsletter of J-Source.ca (http://j-source.ca), a website project of the Canadian Journalism Project (CJP), featuring Canadian journalism facts, opinions, tools, advice and connections.
Here's a sampling from this week's issue.
Now on J-Source
October 13 to October 19, 2009
IN THE NEWS
(xx)PWAC looking for new executive director(xx)
(xx)Spec and Record to outsource ad designer jobs to India and
(xx)Slim majority of Canadians would support newspaper bailout: poll(xx)
(xx)Toronto Star relaunches website(xx)
(xx)Public supports watchdog press: Pew(xx)
(xx)Guidelines for guidelines: social media policies spark debate(xx)
Since everyone is on Twitter, we have to let journalists tweet away,
unrestrained, writes Stephen J.A. Ward. But as newsrooms start to create
editorial policies for social media, we need sober, nuanced, ethical
thinking that takes the long view, not emotional arguments from social
(xx)From zero to a television news story in four weeks(xx)
After covering the tenth anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, CBC video
journalist Sasa Petricic returned with a very different mission.
Laxmi Parthasarathy spoke with him in Rwanda about teaching TV journalism
to working journalists in "the land of a thousand hills."
(xx)Are you checking sure?(xx)
There was no time to be flustered, remembers Christal Gardiola, in this
new journalist's essay on her first foray into the world of magazine
THE BIG ISSUE
Canwest's application for creditor protection ends old rumours and starts
new ones. Is this the beginning of a much anticipated conglomerate break-
up, or will the chain simply change hands?
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