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Happy holidays from J-Source

Happy holidays from J-Source

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J-Source will resume publishing on Jan. 6, 2014. The next newsletter will be sent on Jan. 9. From us all of us at J-Source, happy holidays and best wishes for the new year!

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Alberta Bill 45 does not affect journalists, government says

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Alberta’s Bill 45—which imposes fines for illegal strikes and bans counselling encouragement to strike—does not affect columnists and news reporters, said the press secretary for deputy premier Dave Hancock. 

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Province reporter’s blog Farmgate exports B.C. farm news to urban Canucks
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Province reporter’s blog Farmgate exports B.C. farm news to urban Canucks

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Glenda Luymes, a reporter with The Province who grew up on a dairy farm, launched Farmgate in October to put agricultural news on the radar of Vancouverites, and talk about how food gets on the table.

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Ontario Press Council dismisses complaint against Toronto Star for publishing photo of sexually assaulted Afghan youth
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Ontario Press Council dismisses complaint against Toronto Star for publishing photo of sexually assaulted Afghan youth

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The Ontario Press Council has dismissed a complaint against the Toronto Star, which ran a wire photo of an identifiable Afghan youth who had been sexually abused. A complaint had been launched that the Star would not have published a picture of a Canadian youth in a similar situation, and that this publication led to a double standard. 

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Toronto Star Master Glass: How to shoot holiday photos with the photographer in them
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Toronto Star Master Glass: How to shoot holiday photos with the photographer in them

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In this Toronto Star video series on photojournalism, photographer Tannis Toohey demonstrates three great ways photographers can get themselves into a group photo this holiday season.

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Graham Scott named new managing editor of digital at Canadian Business

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Scott has been named the managing editor of digital at Canadian Business, which recently merged with Profit

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Apply for the E.U-Canada Young Journalist Award

The EU-Canada Young Journalist Award (YJA) was created to recognize outstanding journalistic potential among Canadian students. Since 2001, three students are selected every year to participate in a week-long study tour of various EU institutions and the Canadian Mission to the EU in Brussels. Winners will also have the chance to attend a Midday EU press briefing. Prior to the trip, which is paid for by the European Union, winners will be invited to an awards ceremony in Ottawa on 9 May Europe Day, an event attended by ministers, the diplomatic corps and journalists.

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Canadian Jewish News names new president and editor

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CJN vice-president Elizabeth Wolfe took helm of the Jewish newspaper as its president last week, while Yoni Goldstein will step in as the new editor as of Jan. 6, 2014. 

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Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale drops lawsuit against Mayor Rob Ford
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Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale drops lawsuit against Mayor Rob Ford

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After the mayor issued a second apology—a written one this time—Dale announced he will drop his lawsuit against Ford and Vision Television. 

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The Rob Ford fiasco contains many lessons for journalists

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A discussion of the Toronto mayor’s coverage will be one of many stories in the upcoming edition of Media magazine, writes Ideas editor David McKie.

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