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Nov 18, 2016, 08:46 ET J-Source Newsletter - Do we need a policy response to the decline of newspapers in Canada?

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Democracy and the decline of newspapers Should there be a policy response to the decline of newspapers in Canada? Dale Eisler, senior policy fellow at the Johnson...


Oct 28, 2016, 13:43 ET J-Source Newsletter - Éric Grenier on political polls; Arrest order issued for journalist in Labrador

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Éric Grenier explains why political polls are more important than ever The CBC's poll analyst and founder of ThreeHundredEight.com explains to Kate Skelly his...


Sep 23, 2016, 10:43 ET J-Source Newsletter - Looking beyond philanthrojournalism; A new set of magazine awards

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Looking beyond philanthrojournalism Sitting in Canada, it's hard not to experience billionaire envy. Where is our John S. and James L. Knight in Shining Armour? But,...


Sep 09, 2016, 13:22 ET J-Source Newsletter - Introducing Colour Code; Where to get your news

TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Inside Colour Code, The Globe and Mail's newest podcast Co-host Denise Balkissoon tells H.G. Watson why she and Hannah Sung wanted to start a podcast about race in...


Aug 19, 2016, 13:47 ET J-Source Newsletter - How the CBC covers the Olympics; Frank magazine fights publication ban

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - How CBC covers the Olympics You've all been watching the Olympics—but what is it like to report on them? CBC News' Andrew Ferguson and Bob Weiers explain to H.G. Watson ...


Aug 12, 2016, 09:30 ET J-Source Newsletter - Secrets of a successful newsletter; Journalists need to fight Bill C-51

TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Secrets of a successful newsletter Newsletters are one of the easiest tools a media organization can experiment with. David Topping explains to H.G. Watson what goes...


Jul 29, 2016, 13:30 ET Six months on the Chronicle Herald picket lines; Canadian media loves Pokemon Go

TORONTO, July 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Six months on the Chronicle Herald picket lines When Halifax Chronicle Herald workers went on strike in January, they were bundling up for the fierce cold. Two seasons...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - We need to talk about The Walrus in the room; Inside Arc Publishing

TORONTO, July 22, 2016 /CNW/ - We need to talk about The Walrus in the room Ethics Editor Romayne Smith Fullerton explains that if a journalist or a media outlet invades privacy—or overrides a dying...


Jun 24, 2016, 10:18 ET J-Source Newsletter - Help track local news; You don't know what it's like

TORONTO, June 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Crowd-sourced map tracks what's happening to local news outlets across Canada The crowd-sourced map produced by a team of Ryerson and University of British Columbia...


Jun 10, 2016, 09:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - Call for Toronto Star newsroom investigation; National Observer goes behind a paywall

TORONTO, June 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Raveena Aulakh death prompts union call for Toronto Star newsroom investigation "For transparency's sake, we are calling for a third-party investigation into a newsroom ...


Aug 14, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - J-Source seeks new associate editor; What's it like to be a sports columnist when the home team is losing?

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - J-Source seeks new associate editor Are you an ace reporter with strong copyediting and digital media skills? Have a passion for Canadian journalism? You could be...


Jul 31, 2015, 08:14 ET J-Source Newsletter

TORONTO, July 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Tech startup aims to connect journalists with subject experts faster; CBC journalist takes to Twitter to find live-hit harasser Tech startup aims to connect journalists ...


Jul 17, 2015, 08:57 ET J-Source Newsletter - National Press Council to launch in September; Quebec newspapers boycott concerts over stringent photography contracts

TORONTO, July 17, 2015 /CNW/ - National Press Council set to launch in September After two years of discussion and planning, three of Canada's five press councils—B.C., Ontario and Atlantic—will...


Jul 03, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - New education editors at J-Source; Chronicling Yellowknife's diversity, one profile at a time

TORONTO, July 3, 2015 /CNW/ - New education editors at J-Source We're happy to welcome Ryerson University assistant journalism professor Gavin Adamson and Southern Alberta Institute of Technology...


Jun 19, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - Chika Oduah on local journalists reporting the real Africa; Why don't we see more health policy news coverage?

TORONTO, June 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Miss the Canadian Association of Journalists' 2015 national conference in Halifax? J-Source Live has you covered with an archive of every live blog we conducted over...


May 29, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - The CUP crisis, one year later; In an age of social media, do comments sections still have value?

TORONTO, May 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - In an age of social media, do comments sections still have value? In April, Postmedia cut the comments sections of many of its newly acquired Ontario papers,...


May 15, 2015, 09:53 ET J-Source Newsletter - The long, ugly history of FHRITP; Is 18 minutes a fair amount of time to give a source to respond to a story?

TORONTO, May 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The long, ugly history of FHRITP This week, video of a TV reporter harassed while recording a live hit went viral, a Hydro One employee lost his job and MLSE declared it ...


May 01, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - Postmedia launches native advertising division; Desmond Cole on writing about the skin he's in

TORONTO, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Desmond Cole on writing about the skin he's in When Toronto journalist Desmond Cole began writing a Toronto Life feature on the experience of being Black in Toronto, he...


Apr 24, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - Life on the Toronto Star's new labour beat; On the future of the Ryerson Review of Journalism

TORONTO, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Life on the Toronto Star's new labour beat Sara Mojtehedzadeh, the Toronto Star's new work and wealth reporter, is one of a dwindling number of journalists dedicated...


Apr 17, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - Toronto Sun moving to National Post headquarters by 2016; Nancy Macdonald on writing about racism in Winnipeg

TORONTO, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto Sun moving to National Post headquarters by 2016 In a townhall meeting with Toronto Sun employees, Postmedia CEO Paul Godfrey said the paper would move to...


Apr 10, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - Addressing Canadian journalism's diversity issue; In science reporting, when does background become baggage?

TORONTO, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - In conversation with the Globe's David Walmsley "We self-defeat because we always take professional pride in making our work look easy." The Globe and Mail's...


Mar 27, 2015, 09:53 ET J-Source Newsletter - Sun Media employees initiate drive to organize with Unifor; Is Canadian journalism experiencing a generational war?

TORONTO, March 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Is Canadian journalism experiencing a generational war? A Massey College panel discusses access, labour and representation in the current media landscape. If there is...


Mar 20, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - Libel law and the freelance writer; Honouring Ali Mustafa, one year after his death

TORONTO, March 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Libel law and the freelance writer What makes investigative journalism enticing is also what makes it legally dangerous to produce—particularly for freelance...


Mar 13, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - That time I took my class to cover the Luka Magnotta trial; The Globe adopts SecureDrop technology

TORONTO, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - How—and why—The Globe and Mail adopted SecureDrop technology On Mar. 4, the Globe launched its own SecureDrop system, an open-source information submission program....


Mar 06, 2015, 08:00 ET J-Source Newsletter - Managing editor David Scanlan on the launch of Bloomberg TV Canada; The Long Goodbye to Canadian Alt-Weeklies

TORONTO, March 6, 2015 /CNW/ - The Long Goodbye to Canadian Alt-Weeklies On Mar. 5 Calgary's FFWD Weekly published its last issue, the latest in a string of alt-weekly closures across the country...