J-Source Newsletter - Ombudswoman Patricia Graham on Times & Transcript ethics debacle; Beat reporting in the age of encrypted radio

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ -

Where are Canada's female political cartoonists?
There are fewer employed female political cartoonists than heavy equipment operators, a field where Statistics Canada says just three out of every 100 employees are female. Lindsay Fitzgerald reports on a glaring gender gap in Canadian media.

Beat reporting in the age of encrypted radio
As first responders switch to encrypted radio to protect dispatch call information, Chantal Braganza writes, reporters must find new ways to chase leads.

Ombudswoman Patricia Graham on Times & Transcript ethics debacle
In a series of columns for Brunswick News Inc., Patricia Graham outlines the investigation that led to the end of two Times & Transcript senior editors' careers, and responds to Canadaland coverage of the affair.

"I thought it would be interesting to look forward"
How the National Post, Centennial College and a Winnipeg high school produced a multimedia project on the lives of young Aboriginal women. Chantal Braganza reports on the making of "Silent No More."

Media on the Move
iPolitics.ca, The Globe and Mail, VICE, Global News and the National Post are featured in this semi-monthly roundup of hires, moves and shuffles in Canadian media.

Media dustup over proposed Parliamentary Press Gallery changes
On Friday, Feb. 20, the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery issued a press release about proposed changes to its constitution regarding the expulsion of members. We've put together a roundup of the reaction and responses to this proposal since.



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