Now on J-Source: CTV's ethics violation; give life to dull assignments; CBC layoffs



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    Now on J-Source - June 2 - June 8, 2009

    FEATURES
    (xx)There are no dull assignments, only dull stories(xx)
    QUESTION: What advice do you have for making tired assignments like
    weather stories and pet shows interesting for readers and reporters?

    (xx)Journalists challenged to expose wrongful convictions(xx)
    The media should tone down coverage that pressures police to solve crimes
    and devote more effort to reporting on trials and investigating wrongful
    conviction cases, says lawyer James Lockyer.

    (xx)Journalists can embrace emotions AND remain neutral(xx)
    Reporters' opinions always affect the story in some way. So why not
    embrace the emotion, join the conversation and address the community
    directly, Belgian newspaper publisher Roland Legrand asks.

    IN THE NEWS

    (xx)Two bail ban appeals on Ottawa docket(xx)
    (xx)Globe and Mail partners with Torontoist blog(xx)
    (xx)Canwest misses payment(xx)

    RECENT POSTS

    (xx)Paul Wells on Greenspon's departure(xx)
    (xx)Editors and writers weigh in on Finkle's new freelancers' agency(xx)
    (xx)AJR: Is Twitter an effective journalism tool?(xx)

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