Now on J-Source: Good news in bad times; cutting through spin; survival of the freelancer

    TORONTO, April 2 /CNW/ - "Now on J-Source" is the free weekly newsletter
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    Now on J-Source - March 31 - April 6, 2009


    (xx)Getting behind political spin(xx)
    (xx)Money, power and the freelance journalist(xx)
    (xx)Good news in bad times(xx)


    (xx)Former newspaper publisher dies(xx)
    (xx)Montreal Monitor ceases print publication(xx)
    (xx)Health insurance for reporters in conflict zones(xx)


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