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Doug Ford says Toronto Star Daniel Dale’s lawsuit is attempt to sell newspapers

Doug Ford says Toronto Star Daniel Dale’s lawsuit is attempt to sell newspapers

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s brother, councillor Doug Ford, dismissed Daniel Dale’s libel notice as an attempt to sell newspapers. Meanwhile, Michael Cooke, the Star’s editor-in-chief, said Dale will remain as city hall acting bureau chief while the legal proceedings continue.

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Andrew Cash’s urban worker strategy bill tackles unpaid internships

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The NDP MP wants Ottawa to create strong, national legislation to tackle unpaid internships. His strategy seeks to get Ottawa on track to clarify its rules and encourage the provinces to commit to a single, strict, standard that outlines how employers can take on interns

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The future of community journalism spells economic survival of rural communities

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Local news media can and should be seen as playing a critical role if rural communities hope to be resilient in the face of economic upheaval, writes J-Source innovation editor Rob Washburn in the final part of this three-part weekly series on community journalism. 

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Exploring new channels for journalism education over Twitter

Talk about using different channels to discuss journalism education. On Dec. 10, PBS' MediaShift hosted a twitter discussion that explored new channels for journalism education. Using the hashtag #edshift, Katy Culver, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison tweeted out questions from Sue Robinson, also at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Poynter's Al Tompkins.

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Updated: Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale serves libel notice Mayor Rob Ford, Vision TV for libel
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Updated: Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale serves libel notice Mayor Rob Ford, Vision TV for libel

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Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale will sue Mayor Rob Ford for libel related to an interview he gave with former media baron Conrad Black on Vision Televison, in which the mayor insinuated that Dale was a pedophile. 

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Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale: “Rob Ford is lying about me, and it’s vile”

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Toronto Star city hall reporter Daniel Dale says that "literally every single thing" that Mayor Rob Ford told former media baron Conrad Black in a Zoomer TV interview about a 2012 encounter they had "is false in some way." The Ford interview, in which the mayor insinuated Dale was a pedophile, prompted a backlash againt Black, and several journalists voiced their support for Dale. J-Source rounded-up the details. 

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Toronto Star Master Glass: How to shoot hockey
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Toronto Star Master Glass: How to shoot hockey

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In this Toronto Star video series on photojournalism, photographer Steve Russell crams in a ton of tips this week on how he shoots NHL hockey, and how it can apply to an arena near you.

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Retired CTV Ottawa anchor Leigh Chapple dies
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Retired CTV Ottawa anchor Leigh Chapple dies

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Leigh Chapple, a retired CTV Ottawa anchor, died at age 58. Chapple retired from 2012 after a 36-year career, according to an article published in The Ottawa Citizen

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Andy Ross, former editor at The Province, dies
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Andy Ross, former editor at The Province, dies

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Andy Ross, a veteran journalist with Vancouver's The Province, has died at age 66 after a short illness.

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