Now on J-Source: New EICs at Chatelaine & Metro; tweeting a trial; Al Jazeera
approved in Canada

TORONTO, Dec. 2 /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
    December 1 to December 7, 2009



    (xx)Chatelaine appoints new EIC(xx)
    (xx)Metro Canada appoints new EIC(xx)
    (xx)Chatelaine EIC out, major layoffs at Rogers Communications(xx)
    (xx)Canadian border guards detained journalist Amy Goodman(xx)
    (xx)CRTC approves Al Jazeera English(xx)
    (xx)Star jobs will go to CP unit(xx)


    (xx)Can investigative journalism thrive without profit?(xx)
    With non-profit and foundation-sponsored institutes of investigative
    journalism emerging across the U.S., Cecil Rosner examines the burning
    question of sustainability.

    (xx)Tweeting a trial(xx)
    Call me morbid, but I thought the Bandidos trial would be perfect to
    tweet, writes London Free Press reporter Kate Dubinski. It had drama, a
    compelling cast of characters, plenty of visual evidence and a judge who
    allowed Internet use. Here's how it worked.

    (xx)Teaching accuracy takes more than punishing mistakes(xx)
    Journalists are conditioned to fear and avoid mistakes but that doesn't
    prevent errors, writes Craig Silverman. He lays out six fundamentals of
    teaching accuracy.

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