Now on J-Source: Carriage fees; new MB paper; fixers and foot soldiers



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    Now on J-Source - May 19 - May 25, 2009

    FEATURES
    (xx)When your fixer's a foot soldier(xx)
    Many fixers and interpreters used by Western journalists in Gaza are
    foot-soldiers of Hamas, says outspoken Jerusalem Post reporter Khaled
    Abu Toameh, so never rely on only one or two sources.

    (xx)Carriage fees are just the beginning(xx)
    The feud between cable companies and conventional broadcasters masks
    the fact that both industries are headed for trouble, writes Kelly
    Toughill.

    (xx)A new journalist's creed(xx)
    How does the traditional idea of "get the story first, but first get it
    right" fit with the idea of "publish first and fix later"?

    IN THE NEWS
    (xx)New community newspapers in Manitoba(xx)
    (xx)CTV appeals to local viewers to save TV stations(xx)
    (xx)Former broadcaster Bill Hutton dead at 83(xx)

    RECENT POSTS
    (xx)Who pays for news?(xx)
    (xx)Science for the Mediacene age(xx)
    (xx)Saving journalism, a farthing at a time(xx)

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