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Google Journalism Fellowship Applications Now Open

Google Journalism Fellowship Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for Google's 10-week journalism fellowships for the summer of 2013.

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Grilling the Guest – Laurier LaPierre and the Hot Seat Interview

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Laurier LaPierre, who died Sunday at the age of 83, was a pioneer in modern television broadcasting. His flamboyant style was designed to engage and provoke, but ultimately to hold powerful people to account.

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Laurier LaPierre, former broadcaster and senator, dies at 83

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Laurier LaPierre, a retired senator and Canadian broadcaster, best known for co-hosting CBC’s This Hour has Seven Days in the 1960s, has died at 83, CBC reports.

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2012 J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year

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The J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year award will honour a Canadian who has demonstrated excellence and had a positive impact on the quality of journalism in their community or across the country, perhaps innovating the way news is gathered and told, inspiring journalists, educators, and the Canadian public. 

Make your nomination today.

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The role of satire—and CBC’s This is That—in a post-humorous world.

What is the role of satire in a world where you regularly double-check real news headlines to make sure its not a story from the Onion?  

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36th annual National Magazine Awards call for entries

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The National Magazine Awards has opened its call for entries for the 36th annual NMAs, which will take place on June 7, 2013.

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Canadian Geographic acting editor Dan Rubinstein leaving magazine

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D.B. Scott has reported that Dan Rubinstein, acting editor of Canadian Geographic, is leaving the magazine to “write and take on a contract with the Canada Foundation for Innovation.”

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Lindsey Wiebe to join Maclean’s as associate web editor

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Lindsey Wiebe will be joining Maclean’s magazine’s digital team in the new year as the associate web editor of macleans.ca in Toronto and told J-Source in an email that she… Continue Reading Lindsey Wiebe to join Maclean’s as associate web editor

Journalism school in Canada and Australia: Q&A with j-exchange student Lauren Waldhuter

Lauren Waldhuter is a journalism student at the University of South Australia who just completed a semester-long exchange at Ryerson University. Here she talks to Eric Mark Do about the experience and some of her observations on the two journalism programs, as well as the similarities and differences in the countries' media.

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