Now on J-Source: How Canadian news outlets covered the attack in Ottawa
30 Oct, 2014, 14:09 ET
TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ -
Josh Wingrove on how he captured that dramatic video of the shooting on Parliament Hill
The Globe and Mail's dramatic video of a police gunfight with an armed shooter, shot by politics reporter Josh Wingrove, has been seen around the world. Associate Editor Tamara Baluja reports.
A J-Schooler's Dream: How I was accidentally hired by CNN
When a producer from CNN called Carleton University's journalism school for help covering the Ottawa attack, Kelly Hobson jumped at the opportunity.
What happened inside Parliament Hill during the Ottawa shooting: Q&A with Justin Ling
Justin Ling, a freelance journalist in the Parliamentary Press Gallery, was locked inside the cafeteria for hours after shots were fired on Parliament Hill. He spoke about the experience with reporter Aeman Ansari.
Importance of press freedom highlighted in Ottawa shooting
Credit should be given to the police, who allowed reporters to continue doing their jobs in the midst of an active crime scene, and the journalists who covered the situation as it unfolded in a dangerous and turbulent environment, writes Laura Tribe.
Journalists covering traumatic Ottawa shooting: Get counselling if you need it
We all feel shaken by traumatic events, but in most cases, if we acknowledge our symptoms, they will soon fade away. Talking about them helps, says Cliff Lonsdale, president of the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence & Trauma.
Around the world: Canadian coverage of Ottawa shooting praised by international media
The shooting in Ottawa drew major attention from news outlets around the world and the CBC's coverage, led by Peter Mansbridge, was praised widely, as the J-Source International Reporting Bureau reports. Plus, Tamara Baluja and Aeman Ansari report on how journalists covered that day.
Ottawa Shooting: News as an immediate, messy, public process
Alfred Hermida, UBC journalism professor and author of Tell Everyone: Why We Share & Why It Matters, writes the Ottawa attack illustrates how news happens in an age of instant information where reports from journalists are jumbled in with contrasting experiences and emotion.
In case you missed it
Here are some of the must-reads about how Canadian media covered the shooting in Ottawa.
Media Musings: Why newspapers are sometimes better than online content
- Sandra E. Martin joins Canadian Living as editorial director
- Imagining journalism in the next 50 years
- Boyd Erman, Tara Perkins leave the Globe
- Postmedia loses $50m in fourth quarter
- CBC to lose another 400 jobs by March
- Time To Talk: Media, Youth And Mental Health
- This week in Canadian media history: CBC is created
- Star public editor: Reporting responsibly in real time during the Ottawa attack
- Nov. 6: The Chill in Canada's Climate Science
- Nov. 7: Newzapalooza
- Nov. 12: CWA Canada Media Mixer
- Nov. 17: The Dating Game: Connecting Writers and the People Who Need Them
- Dec. 3: CJFE Gala: A Night to Honour Courageous Reporting
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