TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2013 /CNW/ -
Open letter to J-Source readers on our new fundraising plan Christopher Waddell, the director of the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University and a J-Source Transition Team member, explains the site's new business plan and how you can support the project.
CBC denies accepting money from Parks Canada in exchange for positive stories
The CBC says the payments it received from Parks Canada covered the costs of sharing travel and logistical expenses while covering the search for the Franklin Expedition in the Arctic. But at no time, writes editor-in-chief and general manager Jennifer McGuire, did the CBC accept money in exchange for writing positive stories about the federal agency.
The Walrus celebrates its 10th anniversary
With 10 years under its belt and a readership of 250,000, the magazine is on solid footing. But it wasn't always like that. With the magazine industry struggling, the very fact The Walrus is celebrating its 10th anniversary is a "miracle," says its co-publisher Shelley Ambrose.
Augmented Reality: the latest fad for newspapers or a real innovation?
It is too easy to dismiss AR as just another fad that newspapers are experimenting with to attract new, younger audiences. What is more significant is the leap of faith these newspapers are taking, writes innovation editor Rob Washburn. In the current climate, it takes this kind of innovative spirit and fearlessness to try something new. And that is the key to the future of journalism in Canada.
Book Review: Amanda Lindhout's A House in the Sky came at too high a cost
Stephen Puddicombe, a veteran CBC reporter with 15 years of experience working in conflict zones, says Lindhout's book about her kidnapping in Somalia concerns him. He worries about the future of journalism when we put people on pedestals for being reckless in the field, however well-meaning they are.
Journalists who trespass: Case law is murky on both physical and digital trespass
There is no universal approach to the issue of trespass, which means journalists need to familiarize themselves with the applicable federal, provincial and territorial statutes, and even municipal bylaws on occasion. As law editor Thomas Rose explains, journalists would also be wise to brush up on the idea of digital trespass.
IN THE NEWS
- CityNews at Five rebrands as The 5; Melanie Ng joins as new co-anchor
- How CBC covered the Ottawa train crash
- Live Blog: Disruption in the newsroom
- Highlights of the CJF J-Talk: Gawking, Gossip And Crowdfunding - Is This The New Journalism?
- Live blog: Gawking, Gossip And Crowdfunding: Is This The New Journalism?
- Vancouver Sun hiring provincial affairs reporter after Jonathan Fowlie's departure
- Globe and Mail announces move to new headquarters starting fall 2016
- A mistake over death toll in the Ottawa crash plays out online
- Ombudsman: No bias against pit bull in CBC Calgary stories
- CBC ombudsman: A closer look at "fair dealing" is needed
- Star public editor: Reporters struggle to pry records out of court clerks
- Ombudsman: CBC got it right covering local demonstration about Egypt
- CBC ombudsman: No bias in headline about Justin Trudeau's speaking fees
- Globe public editor: With just a few words, photo cutlines have enormous impact
- Ontario urged to pass proposed anti-SLAPP law
- Sept. 26: J-Source live chat: How to get your dream internship in a newsroom
- Sept. 26: Maggie Awards
- Sept. 26: Next-Level Social Media for Magazines
- Sept. 26: Social Media for Freelance Writers and Communicators
- Sept. 26: Talking to the Press: The Case of Obama Care in the U.S.
- Sept. 26: jhr Night for Rights Gala
- Sept. 27: Ethical Journalism: The Rob Ford Case at the Empire Club
- Sept. 27: Pitfalls in Health Policy Reporting
- Sept. 27: Behind the Drug War - Lecture with Louie Palu
- Sept. 27: The Future of Online News
- Oct. 4: Journalism on the Rocks: A Diamond Anniversary Party
- Oct. 5: Ryerson and journalism: the next 60 years
- Oct. 17: CJF J-Talk: Save the Date
- Oct. 19: ACJA Resume/Demo Clinic
- Oct. 22: Health Journalism: Balanced but Broken
- Oct. 22: Talking to the press: Communicating your Research to the Public
- All events
J-Source and ProjetJ are projects of the Canadian Journalism Foundation in collaboration with leading journalism schools and organizations.
CJF News: See the full event report for last week's CJF J-Talk featuring John Cook, editor-in-chief of Gawker, in conversation with Jeffrey Dvorkin, media ethics commentator. Watch the CPAC broadcast of the event airing September 27 at 9 p.m. and September 28 at 1 p.m.
Save the Date: Our next J-Talk takes place October 22. Linwood Barclay, the internationally bestselling author and former Toronto Star humour columnist will join us for a discussion about his successful transition from journalist to novelist. Jared Bland, The Globe and Mail Books editor, will moderate. More details coming soon on our J-Talks page.
SOURCE: Canadian Journalism Foundation
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