J-Source Newsletter - Call for Toronto Star newsroom investigation; National Observer goes behind a paywall

TORONTO, June 10, 2016 /CNW/ -

Raveena Aulakh death prompts union call for Toronto Star newsroom investigation
"For transparency's sake, we are calling for a third-party investigation into a newsroom tragedy,'' reads the memo from Unifor's Star unit, reports The Canadian Press. Toronto Star Public Editor Kathy English also addressed the tragedy in her most recent column.

National Observer goes behind a paywall
If you want to read National Observer stories, you're going to have to start paying for them. On May 27, the online climate, energy and politics focused publication put up a paywall. H.G. Watson reports.

A behind-the-scenes look at the work of Nicholas Hune-Brown
Toronto based journalist Nicholas Hune-Brown leads all individual National Magazine Award nominees with five nominations this year. Chris Lowery got the story behind the stories.

Canada Periodical Fund changing with the times
Government consultations on digital media and local media in 2016 may impact how the fund designs its grants, and for who. H.G. Watson reports.

There is journalism beyond journalism
Errol Salamon explains why just because you aren't working as a journalist anymore doesn't mean you can't draw on that skill-set.



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For further information: H.G. Watson, hgwatson@j-source.ca

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