Now on J-Source: The future of j-schools; Turn your internship into a job; Nfld. makes it harder to access information

TORONTO, June 20, 2012 /CNW/ -


Field Notes
How to turn an internship into a journalism job
A journalism internship is like a first date; it can be a horrendous nightmare you'd rather forget or the beginning of something great. But how do you prove your worth to your bosses and land a highly-coveted job? Angelina Irinici found out how six young journalists did just that.
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Teaching Journalism
Journalism schools at a turning point
As the media industry faces unprecedented changes, journalism schools are re-thinking their programs. Mary McGuire explains why some critics say it's time for bold changes though there's no clear agreement on what those changes should be.
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Newfoundland passes Bill 29, restricting access to information
The Newfoundland government says that Bill 29 will enhance and strengthen access to information.  But as Belinda Alzner reports, the government's opposition and a couple of ATI experts disagree, instead saying Bill 29 will make it more difficult to get information from the provincial government.
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Town Hall
A big step backward for openness in Newfoundland
The Supreme Court of Canada has made clear more than once that the purpose of access to information legislation is to facilitate and support democracy. But if the government you want to hold accountable is the government of Newfoundland and Labrador, you'd better be careful not to ask for too much too often, says Fred Vallance-Jones.
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Looking at RTDNA Canada's upcoming conference
Angelina Irinici spoke with RTDNA Canada president Andy LeBlanc about about what this weekend's 50th anniversary conference will bring and how it will address issues facing digital journalism.
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