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The Globe and Mail shuffles, new reporters on ad/marketing, media

The Globe and Mail shuffles, new reporters on ad/marketing, media

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Reports have surfaced on Twitter that The Globe and Mail is re-assigning a few writers. 

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Jack Layton named Newsmaker of the Year

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Jack Layton: There was no other Canadian who dominated headlines the way he did in 2011.

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Gesca, Total et les sables bitumineux

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Il y a deux semaines, le gouvernement conservateur donnait sa bénédiction à un nouveau projet d'exploitation des sables bitumineux en Alberta, le projet Joslyn North. La nouvelle a fait la manchette partout au pays, mais seul Le Devoir a précisé qu'il s'agissait d'une opération pilotée par la multinationale Total dans laquelle l'empire Desmarais, propriétaire des quotidiens du groupe Gesca, détient des parts importantes. Comme les autres quotidiens au pays, La Presse a écrit qu'il s'agissait d'un projet de la société Total E&P Canada, sans plus.

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Infographic: Worldwide violence against journalists in 2011

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J-Source has created an infographic showing facts and figures about the dangers journalists faced in 2011 from data from Reporters Without Borders report on the 10 most dangerous places in the world for journalists. 

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Refugee claim denied for Iranian journo who wrote of a Canadian photographer’s death in Iran: The National Post

Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board has denied his refugee claim and rejected the appeal of an Iranian journalist who says he receieved death threats over an unpublished story he wrote surrounding the death of Canadian journalist in 2003.

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The media and Aboriginal issues in Canada: Is Attawapiskat different?

By now, the mainstream media has made Attawapiskat a household name. But will the media eventually forget about the remote First Nation reserve in Northern Ontario as they have so many Aboriginal communities in the past, or will this one be different?

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Iconic Jack Layton shot among CP’s best photos of 2011

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Graeme Roy, director of photography for Canadian Press has compiled some of his favourite photos of 2011. 

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Rue89 passe dans le giron du Nouvel Observateur

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Créé sans investisseurs ni groupe de presse, Rue89 cède 100% de son capital au fondateur et patron du groupe Nouvel Observateur, Claude Perdiel, qui chapeaute également les magazines Challenges et Sciences & Avenir. Après quatre an de lutte, les cofondateurs du site se disent «usés». Ils ont choisi de faire «le deuil d'un rêve entreprenarial». Pour la chef du service médias du magazine Télérama, Emmanuelle Anizon, «c'est la fin d'un rêve, celui du premier site web d'information générale indépendant».

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How I got the story: Selena Ross on Montreal’s dirty snow removal contracts

Selena Ross set out to discover what was behind a number of pedestrians who had been killed by snowplows in Montreal. What she found was a snow removal industry that is entrenched in a culture of collusion, bid-rigging and violence. Rhiannon Russell spoke to Ross to find out how she got the story that has exposed the dirty money behind yet another Montreal industry.

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Pourquoi ouvre-t-on des dizaines de blogues sur un site privé? Pour vendre de la publicité…

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Par Nadia Seraiocco

Ventes de publicités pour les entreprises et communication non passée par le filtre du journalisme pour les autres, c’est peut-être à ça que toute cette histoire se réduit…

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