J-Source Newsletter - Chika Oduah on local journalists reporting the real Africa; Why don't we see more health policy news coverage?

TORONTO, June 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Miss the Canadian Association of Journalists' 2015 national conference in Halifax?

J-Source Live has you covered with an archive of every live blog we conducted over the three-day event, from panels on health care reporting, to data journalism workshops, to a keynote speech from Seymour Hersh.

Chika Oduah on local journalists reporting the real Africa

While reporting in Africa, Chika Oduah has faced her fair share of pressure from Western outlets to cover stories a certain way. Alex Karageorgos speaks with the award-winning freelance journalist about breaking stereotypes in stories from the continent.

Canadians care about healthcare, so why don't we see more health policy news coverage?

The stories that help us understand what influences public policy and the factors that determine our health status are left largely untold, write The Evidence Network's Kathleen O'Grady and Noralou Roos.

The case for encryption

News organizations and journalists aren't doing enough to secure data and communications—and it could put whistleblowers and other sources at risk, writes CBC's Dave Seglins.

J-Source Chat: Résumé Bootcamp with Julie Carl and Kim Fox

Catch up on our discussion with Toronto Star Deputy City Editor Julie Carl and CBS Director of Social Strategy Kim Fox on journalist's résumés, portfolios and acing job interviews.



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