J-Source Newsletter - Looking beyond philanthrojournalism; A new set of magazine awards

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2016 /CNW/ -

Looking beyond philanthrojournalism
Sitting in Canada, it's hard not to experience billionaire envy. Where is our John S. and James L. Knight in Shining Armour? But, as Editor-in-Chief Patricia W. Elliott points out, we need more than the kindness of strangers to support Canadian journalism.

Magazines Canada introduces new magazine award program
The Magazine Grands Prix, which will debut at MagNet next year, comes after major publishers declared their intention to leave the National Magazine Awards last year. H.G. Watson reports.

Finding innovation in a coffee and a morning newspaper
The Toronto Star recently launched a new coffee and newspaper delivery service—and received some gentle mocking online. Craig Saila explains why a big part of launching a new and original product is first convincing people you're capable of having innovative ideas.

New UBC project challenges parachute model of journalism
International Reporting Program students at UBC will partner with students at four universities to produce a cross-border journalism project. H.G. Watson spoke to Peter Klein about the plan for the new program.

Southern stories told on film
It began as a conversation over breakfast and ended in 10 short films. The Grasslands Project was funded through the NFB to showcase the culture and lives of those from the southern Prairies. Tennessa Wild reports.



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

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