Now on J-Source: Skills for the job hunt; standing out at j-school; best blogs for j-students



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    Here's a sampling from this week's issue.
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    Now on J-Source: Annual Back-to-School Edition
    September 8 to September 14, 2009
    TWITTER: http://twitter.com/jsource
    RSS: http://jsource.ca/english_new/rss.php

    IN THE NEWS
    (xx)Free afternoon daily to launch in Toronto(xx)
    (xx)National Post relaunches Monday edition(xx)
    (xx)La Presse threatens to shut down(xx)
    (xx)Telegraph-Journal apologizes for plagiarism(xx)
    (xx)Sawyer to replace Gibson as ABC anchor(xx)

    FEATURES
    STUDENTS' LOUNGE
    (xx)The skills that will get you hired(xx)
    Marissa Nelson, senior editor, digital news at thestar.com tells young
    journalists what skills newsroom managers are looking for and how to
    exploit the digital savvy you already have.

    STUDENTS' LOUNGE
    (xx)How to survive stand out at j-school(xx)
    We asked some of the top journalism profs across Canada for their top
    piece of advice for students. Follow these tips to get the most out of
    your program.

    TEACHING JOURNALISM
    (xx)Closing j-schools makes no sense(xx)
    Teaching Journalism editor Mary McGuire makes the case for higher
    education in journalism.

    TEACHING JOURNALISM
    (xx)Teaching students to report, write and overcome their fears(xx)
    Learning to identify stories, find sources, interview, take notes and
    write isn't enough, writes Carleton journalism prof Dave Tait. A
    teacher's job is also to show novice journos how to accept anxiety and
    move past it.
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