TORONTO, Dec. 16 /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
December 15 to December 21, 2009
IN THE NEWS
(xx)Nearly half of jailed journalists freelancers: census(xx)
(xx)Mansbridge wins excellence in Arctic journalism award(xx)
(xx)166 staffers accept Toronto Star buyouts(xx)
(xx)Editor & Publisher to shut down(xx)
(xx)Lindhout back in Canada(xx)
COVERING VIOLENCE & TRAUMA
(xx)Do what I say, not what I did(xx)
Cliff Lonsdale hitchhiked at 16 into an African war zone to kick-start
his journalistic career. Here he reviews the Amanda Lindhout debate and
explains what he tells young journalists these days.
(xx)How to avoid ethical snags in non-profit journalism(xx)
The line between funder and journalist is tough to honour, writes
Stephen J.A. Ward. But non-profit networks could be pioneers in media
accountability with the right policies in place.
(xx)Six things all j-students need(xx)
I wonder, writes Ryerson University online journalism instructor Leigh
Felesky, what students are being told "journalism" is these days. Felesky
lays out six skill areas that j-schools should focus on in these changing
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