Now on J-Source: Star buys out 166; Lindhout and debating risk; five minutes
with Al Gore

TORONTO, Dec. 16 /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
    December 15 to December 21, 2009

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    IN THE NEWS

    (xx)Nearly half of jailed journalists freelancers: census(xx)
    (xx)Mansbridge wins excellence in Arctic journalism award(xx)
    (xx)166 staffers accept Toronto Star buyouts(xx)
    (xx)Editor & Publisher to shut down(xx)
    (xx)Lindhout back in Canada(xx)

    FEATURES

    COVERING VIOLENCE & TRAUMA
    (xx)Do what I say, not what I did(xx)
    Cliff Lonsdale hitchhiked at 16 into an African war zone to kick-start
    his journalistic career. Here he reviews the Amanda Lindhout debate and
    explains what he tells young journalists these days.

    WARD'S WORDS
    (xx)How to avoid ethical snags in non-profit journalism(xx)
    The line between funder and journalist is tough to honour, writes
    Stephen J.A. Ward. But non-profit networks could be pioneers in media
    accountability with the right policies in place.

    TEACHING JOURNALISM
    (xx)Six things all j-students need(xx)
    I wonder, writes Ryerson University online journalism instructor Leigh
    Felesky, what students are being told "journalism" is these days. Felesky
    lays out six skill areas that j-schools should focus on in these changing
    times.
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