TORONTO, Nov. 19 /CNW/ -
-On "responsible journalism"-
When a mid-market television news operation can run a commercial within
the body of its newscast disguised as a "news item" bought and paid for
by the client and call that journalism, we're in a sad state of affairs.
ASK A MENTOR
-Is there money in a journalism career?-
Question: Are there enough well-paying journalism jobs to go around, or
should I start considering a career in communications? Jeff Gaulin,
manager of Canada's largest career website for media and communications
professionals, offers his insight.
-The reporter's battle in Afghanistan-
Reporters sent to conflict regions live directly with troops, who in turn
feed them and give them a place to sleep, write and edit. Journalism
ethics are a constant issue. Allison Cross describes the experience of
two Canadian reporters who recently returned from Afghanistan.
THE BIG ISSUE
-The paid vs. free debate-
Is a completely ad-supported business model a viable one for journalism?
In light of the WSJ's recent decision to go free online, we review the
pros and cons of each format.
COMMENTS, DISCUSSIONS, SUGGESTIONS, CORRECTIONS
"When a mid-market television news operation can run a commercial within
the body of its newscast disguised as a 'news item' bought and paid for
by the client and call that journalism, we're in a sad state of affairs."
Comment by: Bill Nazer
Article: CanWest cuts newsroom staff
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