Now on J-Source: Citizen publisher retires; JHR doc fest; female filmmakers

TORONTO, July 28 /CNW/ -

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(xxx)Ottawa Citizen publisher retires

(xxx)"We need more opinion in news, not less"

(xxx)Wikileaks provides biggest leak in intelligence history

(xxx)Ryerson continuing ed introduces magazine web publishing

(xxx)In-house pre-press drops 10%

(xxx)Donations wanted for Cynthia Brouse scholarship

(xxx)Global ad business begins recovery

(xxx)New CRTC policy for community and campus radio provides funding

(xxx)Barb Higgins leaves CTV Calgary

(xxx)Public hearing announced for Shaw's acquisition of Canwest

(xxx)Conrad Black: a trending topic

(xxx)Times paywall reduces readership by 84%

(xxx)Sierra Club files complaint against Canwest for oil advertorials

(xxx)Tyee gets first writer in residence

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AWARDS

(xxx)JHR film festival highlights Canadian docs(xxx)

Two Canadian documentaries took top prize at the Journalists for Human Rights film festival: A documentary detailing modern-day colonization in Canada and another that follows the long, red-tape-filled stories of Canadian refugee claimants stuck in status limbo (see review by Nathaniel Laywine). Rachel Hahn reports.

COVERING VIOLENCE AND TRAUMA

(xxx)Female filmmakers sweep JHR documentary awards(xxx)

Nathaniel Laywine writes about female documentary journalists, their subjects and their role in the 2nd annual Journalists for Human Rights documentary film festival.

STUDENTS' LOUNGE

(xxx)Scandals at the Telegraph-Journal(xxx)

Wafergate, plagiarism and unexpected firings: 2009 was full of scandal at the Irvings' flagship daily. Why Neil Reynolds has been called to the rescue - again. This week we feature Chelsea Murray's story from the summer issue of the Ryerson Review of Journalism.

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