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TORONTO, Oct. 21 /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.

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    Now on J-Source
    October 20 to October 26, 2009

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    IN THE NEWS
    **Free Press announces changes to weekend edition**
    **Maziar Bahari released on bail**
    **Canadian Press and CJF launch new photojournalism award**
    **New online categories added to NMAs**
    **Canwest shares delisted from TSX**
    **Canadian Freelance Union bylaws approved by members**

    FEATURES

    INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM
    **Standing up to corporate bullies(xx)
    One of the most potent threats to investigative journalism comes from the
    legal departments of big corporations, writes Cecil Rosner. Here's a
    great example and the lessons for journalists.

    THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM
    **Live blogging the 2009 Joseph Howe Symposium: The Future of
    News**
    "I feel like an artisanal cheese-maker at a Cheez Whiz convention," an
    editor said during one panel. Find out everything else that went on at
    this annual event in Halifax by reading our live coverage.

    FINDINGS

    **The audience is still just the audience**
    There is clearly defined space for the public to participate in
    journalism, writes Alfred Hermida, but there are still very few signs
    that news organizations are reinventing their relationship with the
    audience.

    STUDENTS' LOUNGE

    **Make your cover letter dress to impress**
    When you're on the job hunt, the cover letter you attach to your resume
    will give employers their first impression of you. So you better make it
    great. Here are some tips.
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