TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2014 Postmedia meets with mayors about Sun Media acquisitions
Holding municipal meetings in Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton, where Postmedia hopes to own two dailies each, is "fairly common practice in transactions like this." Carys Mills reports.
Ronan O'Beirne is J-Source's new associate editor
O'Beirne is a magazine editor who interned at The Globe and Mail and The Canadian Press. He will begin his tenure at J-Source on Dec. 15.
Readers still turn to legacy media for credible news online
A study of reddit users' posts about the Toronto mayoral election shows a preference for old, mainstream news outlets over online and alternative media, writes Kyle Brown.
Up Here and Up Here Business magazines will merge in January
The two titles already shared some content and advertisers, according to their publisher. The magazine will add new stringers in Yukon and Nunavut, reports Carys Mills.
Concordia to offer new, one-year visual journalism diploma
The program is aimed at helping people with journalism experience improve their photography skills and build a strong portfolio, reports Brennan Reid.
This is J-Source's last newsletter of 2014. We'll be publishing on a lighter schedule until Dec. 19 and then be closed for the winter break until Jan. 5. Happy holidays from all of us at J-Source!
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- Video: David Common on storytelling
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- Star public editor: Don't write women out of the picture
- Globe public editor: How thalidomide stories spurred federal action
- Who's afraid of an unpaid internship?
- Covering Afghanistan: Mellissa Fung on telling the other side of the story
- Calgary Herald launches redesign on Tuesday
- Reaction to MacIntyre's comments about CBC's "toxic atmosphere"
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