J-Source Newsletter - We need to talk about The Walrus in the room; Inside Arc Publishing

TORONTO, July 22, 2016 /CNW/ -

We need to talk about The Walrus in the room
Ethics Editor Romayne Smith Fullerton explains that if a journalist or a media outlet invades privacy—or overrides a dying wish—these actions must be justified by an overwhelming public interest.

Inside Arc Publishing, the Globe and Mail's new publishing system
The Globe and Mail's digital presence is getting an overhaul, courtesy of the Washington Post. Phillip Crawley, publisher of the Globe and Mail, announced a partnership with the Post to implement the Post's Arc Publishing system. H.G. Watson reports.

Meet the Prairies' newest newspaper magnate
Star News' Rogers Holmes is the new owner of 13 newspapers he purchased from Transcontinental. Jim Cunningham finds out why Holmes is bullish on the newspaper business, despite challenges ahead.

Are Canadian public editors and ombuds independent enough to do their jobs?
If managers are not willing to take a punch, are public editors and ombuds the internal accountability mechanism the reader needs? Jane Gerster reports.

Coming to a Canada near you: BBC, NYTimes & more…
Phillip Smith asks why foreign news outlets see opportunity in a land where Canadian publishers seem on the brink of imminent collapse.



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

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