Now on J-Source: Olympics coverage of the coverage; all about paywalls; CTV
archives lost in fire

TORONTO, Feb. 10 /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
    February 9 to February 15, 2010

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    IN THE NEWS: http://www.j-source.ca/english_new/category.php?catid=4

    (xx)Brown wins Charles Taylor Prize(xx)
    (xx)Media consultant Frank Magid dies at 78(xx)
    (xx)Galloway to host Toronto's Metro Morning(xx)
    (xx)Ottawa newsroom, archives, lost in CTV fire(xx)
    (xx)Globe to publish Sunday edition in B.C. during Olympics(xx)
    (xx)Information not free in British Columbia: report(xx)
    (xx)Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award winner announced(xx)

    FEATURES http://j-source.ca

    2010 OLYMPICS COVERAGE
    (xx)Olympic cheerleading stains journalists' credibility(xx)
    The Winter Olympic Games are more about marketing and corporations than
athletes -- and journalists should not become part of all the hype and hoopla,
argues Jim Van Horne, in a column for the J-Source 2010 Olympics Coverage
(http://www.j-source.ca/english_new/category.php?catid=284) section.

    2010 OLYMPICS COVERAGE
    (xx)How a top athlete was snubbed while journalists carried the torch(xx)
    Journalists shouldn't carry the Olympic torch, writes former Globe and
    Mail sports columnist William Houston, especially when media personalities
like Ben Mulroney and Sandie Rinaldo take spots away from great Olympians.

    THE FUTURE OF NEWS
    (xx)All about paywalls(xx)
    It looks like paywalls are going to be a fact of life, writes Ira Basen,
after The New York Times announced plans to raise a "metered paywall" on its
website. But not all readers should be treated equally.

    FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
    (xx)Bogged down: access to information isn't working(xx)
    Canada was a leader in implementing access to information legislation in
the early 1980s, writes Grant Buckler. But that was then - this is now.

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