TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ -
CBC stands behind Peter Mansbridge's interview with Rob Ford
Peter Mansbridge and CBC's The National faced sharp criticism of their interview with Rob Ford, in which the
Toronto mayor stretched the truth. Mansbridge, one of Canada's top
anchors, did not contest Ford's assertions before the segment aired. As
the show's executive producer Mark Harrison tells Hilary Beaumont, there wasn't enough time to fact check between shooting the interview
and airing it.
Amanda Lang: Students should give business journalism a chance
Does the thought of numbers and financial markets scare you? Ryerson
journalism student Haaruun Dhubat interviewed Amanda Lang, co-host of CBC's Lang and O'Leary Exchange, on how she got into the field without a business degree and succeeded.
Why sustaining an advertising-driven business model is difficult for
Where once a local business owner might have supported a community
newspaper, those crucial advertising decisions are now being made in
corporate offices located in larger urban centres, not locally.
Innovation editor Rob Washburn reports in this three-part series on the value of community journalism.
Why journalists should practise safe data hygiene
In this Q&A with J-Source reporter Eric Mark Do, Steve Doig, the Knight Chair in Journalism at the Walter Cronkite
School of Journalism at Arizona State University, explains why
practising "safe data hygiene" is important for journalists, and how
practising it will help protect them and their sources from government
Ask a Mentor section to re-launch in January
Got a question? Need a mentor? The Canadian Association of Journalists
will consult its members across the country to find the appropriate
expert to craft a response to your question, which will then be posted
on J-Source. Send us your questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tweet @jsource with the hashtag #AskMentor.
IN THE NEWS
J-Source and ProjetJ are projects of the Canadian Journalism Foundation in collaboration with leading journalism schools and organizations.
CJF News: Save the date: On January 23, the CJF J-Talk will focus on the latest in newspaper
business strategies with Phillip Crawley, publisher of The Globe and Mail; John Cruickshank, publisher of the Toronto Star; Gerry Nott, senior vice-president of the Eastern region for Postmedia Network; André Pratte, editorial pages editor for La Presse; and moderator Joshua Benton, director of the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. More
details available soon at www.cjf-fjc.ca/j-talks.
SOURCE: Canadian Journalism Foundation
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