TORONTO, Feb. 17 /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.
Now on J-Source
February 16 to February 22, 2010
IN THE NEWS:
(xx)Changes at CBC NN, Lang gets more airtime(xx)
(xx)World Press Photo Award winners announced(xx)
(xx)Shaw buys Canwest(xx)
(xx)B.C. vows improved court file access(xx)
(xx)College strike avoided for now(xx)
2010 OLYMPICS COVERAGE
(xx)Vancouver Olympics one of most challenging ever for journalists(xx)
Intrepid reporters who are willing to risk their pay cheques and their media accreditation to criticize the Olympics find there's more than just a conflict of interest stopping them, writes David Eby.
(xx)Using actors to teach journalism(xx)
Show don't tell is a writing 101 rule, but Ryerson j-prof Anne McNeilly uses it in her teaching. Hiring an actor to stage a dramatic scene in class pushed the students into reporting mode and created "the most memorable classes" McNeilly has ever taught.
2010 OLYMPICS COVERAGE
(xx)Olympic freebies: media MUST come clean(xx)
As a longtime journalist, Harvey Oberfeld wants to see the Vancouver Olympics fairly reported and commented upon. So he needs to be assured the media are not on the take.
(xx)Editorial cartoons "defining citizenship"(xx)
Terry Mosher's collection of editorial cartoons, Aislin's Shenanigans, is a reminder that there are still commentators out there who have not lost their edge, writes Book Reviews
(http://www.j-source.ca/english_new/category.php?catid=38) editor David Spencer.
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