Now on J-Source: New Globe editor; layoffs v. buyouts; j-school at 43?



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    Now on J-Source - May 26 - June 1, 2009

    FEATURES
    (xx)Senior editors differ on value of j-school in mid-career(xx)
    Roger Gillespie, senior editor, training and development at the Toronto
    Star asked five senior-level newspaper editors whether a 43-year-old
    freelancer should go back to j-school.

    (xx)Layoffs v. buyouts: the manager's dilemma(xx)
    There are two ways to cut newsroom budgets: buy out expensive veterans,
    or lay off fresh blood. Neither is a great option, as Bethany Horne
    reports.

    (xx)Researching Journalism: join our new social network(xx)
    Lisa Lynch, editor of J-Source's new meeting place for j-scholars,
    invites you to exchange ideas, raise questions, talk about policy,
    discover events and find out about new work in progress.

    IN THE NEWS
    (xx)Greenspon leaves the Globe, Stackhouse takes over(xx)
    (xx)CBC to lay off up to 180 people next week(xx)
    (xx)Globe, Star, Spec, La Presse lead in NNA wins(xx)

    RECENT POSTS
    (xx)Column + blog = clog(xx)
    (xx)Investigating wrongful convictions: a new model(xx)
    (xx)Outsourcing copy-editing to India: RRJ writer interviewed(xx)

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