TORONTO, March 3 /CNW/ - "Now on J-Source" is the free weekly newsletter of J-Source.ca (http://j-source.ca), a website project of the Canadian Journalism Project (CJP), featuring Canadian journalism facts, opinions, tools, advice and connections.
Here's a sampling from this week's issue.
Now on J-Source
March 2 to March 8, 2010
IN THE NEWS: http://www.j-source.ca/english_new/category.php?catid=4
*Corus applies for local TV licence*
*News is all around us: Pew*
*Former Le Devoir editor honoured with CJF Lifetime Achievement
*Spreading the word about trauma teaching*
*Farewell Andy Barrie*
THE BUSINESS OF JOURNALISM
*Canwest sale to Shaw likely positive for journalists*
Jim Shaw's purchase of Izzy Asper's old media empire should mark the start of better things for Canwest journalists, writes Kelly Toughill.
*What I learned in five days working for a citizen reporting website*
I'm a freelancer. I'm driven by hunger, boredom and ego and I'll do anything, writes Claude Adams. So he signed up to write Olympics pieces (paid-for...sort of) for Allvoices, a Los Angeles-based citizen journalism website. Here's how it went.
2010 OLYMPICS COVERAGE
*Covering stories outside the spectacle*
David Beers, editor of The Tyee, sees the Olympics as a "giant performance piece" that heightens awareness of the insider/outsider relationship. Beers explains The Tyee's choice to cover the "outsiders" in relation to the Games.
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