TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ -
Global plans 24-hour national-local news hybrid service
Global's parent company, Shaw Media, has applied to the CRTC for a single coast-to-coast licence with 28 local community feeds. It's never been done before, but if approved, Global News 1 will launch in 2016 and create approximately 100 new jobs for journalists. Associate Editor Tamara Baluja reports.
J-Source regrets an error in an article about Martin and his anonymous source.
How would you feel if you'd been tweeting comments from a legendary journalist who then said, "This is all off the record"? That's just what happened to Nicole Blanchett Neheli when she met investigative reporter Seymour Hersh.
A long-standing tradition at newspapers, letters to the editor don't jibe with today's media landscape of immediacy and urgency. The Winnipeg Free Press is changing that by bringing social media to snail mail. Associate Editor Tamara Baluja reports.
It's no secret the media market in Canada faces many financial challenges, and layoffs are abundant. But the University of Regina's School of Journalism, which is launching a master's program—the first in the prairie provinces—says the demand for journalism grads in Saskatchewan is strong. Associate EditorTamara Baluja reports.
Coulson comes to J-Source from CBC News and will oversee the site's day-to-day business operations and its transition to not-for-profit status, says Publisher Christopher Waddell.
- Why undervaluing young journalists is a big mistake
- Global's Patrick Cain on FOIs, legal fights and data journalism
- CTV London reporter Cristina Howorun wins labour journalism award
- Memo: Postmedia announces four-platform launch date for Herald, Gazette
- Microsoft lays off Canada news editor Lee Richardson
- Susan Quinn wins Peter Gzowski Life Literacy Fellowship
- Journalist and activist Bob Carty has died
- The Tyee names Jane Armstrong its new editor-in-chief
- John Michael McGrath joins TVO
- Karen Ho awarded SAJA-Knowledge@Wharton Scholarship
- Derek Chezzi joins Postmedia Labs
- Globe public editor: Militaristic metaphors not helpful to people with cancer
- Editor-in-chief, art director leave Canadian Living
- Cindy Witten named senior director of CBC Radio talk department
- Surprise beneficiary of federal minimum wage: Radio reporters
- Barry Hertz joining National Post as features editor
- Regina Leader-Post names new education, legislature reporters
- Nicolas Van Praet joins Globe as Montreal business reporter
- Sept. 25: JHR Night for Rights Gala
- Sept. 26: Western Magazine Awards Gala
- Sept. 26: FOI Friday with Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault
- Sept. 26: B.C. FOI workshop
- Sept. 27: ACJA Dim Sum Lunch
- Sept. 30: SABEW presents John McCorry, Bloomberg's Editor for the Americas
- Oct. 2: Maggie Awards
- Oct. 2: Native Advertising: Journalism's Saviour or Sellout?
- Oct. 3: CNW Breakfast: State of the Media 2014
- More events
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