Now on J-Source: Getting the best j-school offer; climate coverage way down;
cameras in court?

TORONTO, March 17 /CNW/ - "Now on J-Source" is the free weekly newsletter of (, 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 16 to March 22, 2010



    (xx)National Newspaper Awards nominations announced(xx)
    (xx)Former CBC Radio host dies at 55(xx)
    (xx)Skulsky resigns as CEO of Canwest Publishing(xx)
    (xx)YWCA honours Michelle Lang(xx)
    (xx)Goldman Sachs asks court to stop Shaw-Canwest deal(xx)
    (xx)Hyman Solomon Award winner announced(xx)
    (xx)CBC News announces management changes(xx)


    (xx)"It's not cool to NOT talk about it"(xx)
    Whether reporting abroad or in "hot spots" in their own backyard, four
    CBC journalists agree that talking is the key to coping with reporting
    from danger zones. Sylvia Squair reports on an International Women's
    Day event featuring CBC's Nahlah Ayed, Alison Smith, Connie Watson and
    Laurie Graham.

    (xx)Government opposes cameras in court(xx)
    Last year, Manitoba's justice minister said the introduction of cameras
    into courtrooms was an idea "whose time has come," writes Cecil Rosner.
    So why is the government arguing against cameras at one of the highest
    profile inquests to come along in years?

    (xx)Cracking down on web scofflaws(xx)
    Pay up, or risk being shut down, U.S. web content watchdog Attributor
    warns. Ira Basen looks at the California-based company that targets
    unlicensed article reprints.

    (xx)How to negotiate the best j-school offer(xx)
    Rebecca Cheung offers tips for students faced with competing offers from
    graduate j-schools. (And you thought applying was difficult.)

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