TORONTO, Nov. 11 /CNW/ - "Now on J-Source" is the free weekly newsletter of J-Source.ca (http://j-source.ca), 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
November 10 to November 16, 2009
IN THE NEWS
(xx)CTV News prez added to upcoming panel(xx)
(xx)RCMP officer files lawsuit against CBC(xx)
(xx)Wells and Coyne to debate Afghan mission(xx)
(xx)Website launched to combat Transcon freelance contract(xx)
(xx)Toronto Star offering voluntary severance packages, layoffs likely
ASK A MENTOR
(xx)Is my editor making me a plagiarist?(xx)
QUESTION: My editor removed quotation marks from a direct quote I took
from an online statement from a press conference. She says journalists
have free reign to use any info presented by news release, public
statement or interview, without accreditation. I disagree. Please advise.
Answer by Winnipeg Sun columnist Kevin Engstrom.
(xx)Covering suicide: do journalists exploit tragedy?(xx)
Suicides are often more than newsworthy, writes Stephen J.A. Ward, they
challenge journalists to explore economic and social issues in their
community. "Minimize harm" is the proper principle, not "do no harm."
(xx)My students don't have TVs(xx)
CBC News wants to attract younger viewers with its recent relaunch,
but as Carleton broadcast journalist instructor Marilyn Mercer found
out, many of her students don't have TVs or cable subscriptions.
FROM THE STUDENT PRESS
(xx)Canwest's "do what the sergeant says" training for war reporting(xx)
Most news organizations send reporters for special hostile environment
training to prepare for Afghanistan, but King's Journalism Review
reporter Geoff Davies learned that Canwest doesn't.
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