Now on J-Source: CBC: beyond repair?; conference roundup; covering poor

TORONTO, June 10 /CNW/ -


    (xxx)Documents show Harper's extreme political control
    (xxx)CTV reports online growth
    (xxx)RTNDA announces BC regional award winners
    (xxx)Helen Thomas announces retirement after offensive comments
    (xxx)KRW business journalism awards
    (xxx)Up Here loses inflight distribution deal
    (xxx)National Magazine Award winners
    (xxx)Of Twitterarti and WikiGnomes
    (xxx)A UK journalist in Saskatchewan
    (xxx)Ryerson appoints interim chair for School of Journalism
    (xxx)Cottage Life's Penny Caldwell wins CSME editor of the year award
    (xxx)New bill threatens freedom of speech in Italy



(xxx)Report: covering disadvantaged neighbourhoods(xxx)

Residents of Toronto's poorest neighbourhoods sometimes accuse the media of only reporting bad news. Is this true? And if it is true, does this matter? A new study in the Canadian Journal of Urban Research analyzes the impact local news coverage has on 13 troubled communities where social services are inadequate and poverty is rising. Study author April Lindgren reports.


(xxx)Conference roundup(xxx)

'Tis the season for professional development. To kick off a series of journalism galas, conferences and award ceremonies, J-Source has created a roundup of event coverage, from Esquire editor David Granger's marquee speech to service articles on investigative journalism, SEO writing and building budgets.


(xxx)Beyond repair(xxx)

CBC hoped it could revitalize the sputtering network last fall. But how much can you do with the same broken engine under the hood? This week we feature Tyler Harper's story from the summer issue of the Ryerson Review of Journalism.

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