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(xxx)Creditors approve Canwest reorganization
(xxx)New Rogers freelance contract demands rights for "all forms of
(xxx)Don't slash our census: CAJ
(xxx)Editorial cartoon lands local L.A. paper in hot water
(xxx)New BBC site has North American edition
(xxx)UBC j-students nominated for an Emmy
(xxx)Good business news for two broadcasters
(xxx)Gazette to cease publication on Sundays
(xxx)Postmedia names EIC, publisher, executive team
(xxx)Nelson, B.C. paper shuts down after 109 years
(xxx)Diana Swain new CBC correspondent
(xxx)Global gets NBC correspondent
(xxx)Writers join forces to fight new copyright bill
(xxx)Libel ruling a 'blow to investigative journalism'
(xxx)Canwest creditor protection over
(xxx)On Facebook, Playboy is king
(xxx)The riot survival guide for journalists(xxx)
Freelance journalist Dominik Bärlocher has spent the past three years on
"riot duty" at a Swiss newspaper. He's turned his experience covering
violent football riots and May Day protests into a handy survival guide
for journalists about what to wear, how to behave in protest crowds and
minimize the effect of crowd control weapons, and what to do if you're
(xxx)What's in an anchor?(xxx)
When CTV and Global both announced, within days of each other, that they
had found new hosts for their flagship newscasts, a big part of the
storyline drew on the fact that they had chosen women: Lisa LaFlamme at
CTV and Dawna Friesen at Global. But what's the story behind the story?
Susan Newhook reports.
Afghan photojournalism gets Canadian support
As the war in Afghanistan drags on, Canadians have seen a lot of photos
depicting violence and soldiers through the lens of international
photojournalists. But what about Afghanistan as seen through Afghan eyes?
Enter the Canadian Embassy and the editor-in-chief of Kabul weekly, who
co-created a photojournalism course in Kabul. One of the teachers, Ahmad
Zia Kechkenni, writes about the class and shows off some student work.
(xxx)Factchecking: Off the rails(xxx)
Prue Hemelrijk and the golden age of fact-checking - and why magazines
will never see such rigour again. This week we feature Suniya
Kukaswadia's feature for the summer issue of The Ryerson Review of
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