Now on J-Source: Globe publicity stunt?; Canwest sale; journalist safety

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    (xx) paywall set for January
    (xx)Reporter wins earth sciences award
    (xx)Net loss in Masthead magazine count
    (xx)Tony Burman assumes new position at Al Jazeera, plans NA expansion
    (xx)RTNDA announces award winners
    (xx)CNA Freedom of Information audit finds federal performance poor
    (xx)The Globe and The Star win big at NNAs


    (xx)Style over substance? (xx)
    The Globe's rock star guest editors: smart journalism or cheesy publicity
    stunt? Ann McNeilly weighs in on the special Africa edition of The Globe
    and Mail.

    (xx)In harm's way(xx)
    Shrinking newsroom staff and the closure of foreign bureaus has increased
    the industry's reliance on freelancers at home and abroad.
    But few of these freelancers receive safety training. In two workshops
    for the upcoming CAJ conference, Cliff Lonsdale explores the physical and
    emotional safety issues confronting Canadian journalists.

    (xx)Tug of war(xx)
    In the aftermath of Michelle Lang's death, a reflection on the
    journalistic impulse to go into battle. This week we feature Ann Hui's
    story from the spring issue of the Ryerson Review of Journalism.

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