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Posts By Belinda Alzner

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Applications for William Southam Journalism Fellowships extended to March 7

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Working journalists and freelance journalists with at least five-years experience can apply for a one-year (Sept–May) William Southam Journalism Fellowship at Massey College at the University of Toronto.

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Jonah Lehrer on why he needs rules

Jonah Lehrer apologized for his plagiarism and journalistic transgressions and described how he would try to fix himself during a speech—for which he was paid a $20,000 honorarium—at the Knight Foundation’s Media Learning Seminar on Tuesday.  

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OpenFile audit complete, contributors’ payments to be resolved within weeks: Dinnick

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In the wake of David Topping's unofficial tally of what OpenFile contributors are owed, Wilf Dinnick says the freelancers' wait should be in its final few weeks, Belinda Alzner reports. 

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Journalists can now tweet from Ontario courtrooms—but what does that mean, exactly?

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Ontario may be the latest province to allow the use of electronic devices in its courtrooms, but it is not necessarily a privilege enjoyed by all. Our new Law editor introduces himself and describes the complexities in the Superior Court's decision that allows journalists—but not the public—to tweet court proceedings.

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Toronto weekly The Grid named one of the best-designed newspapers in the world

The Grid has been named one of the best-designed newspapers in the world by the Society for News Design in its 34th annual The Best of Newspaper Design Creative Contest.

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Galit Rodan wins 2013 Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award

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Galit Rodan, a Toronto-based freelance photographer, has won the 2013 Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award.

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RTDNF scholarship applications open

The Radio-Television News Directors Foundation has opened applications for its 2013 scholarships.

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The Canadian Journalism Foundation Excellence in Journalism Award application deadline extended

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The Canadian Journalism Foundation has opened applications for its Excellence in Journalism Award. The award will be given out in two categories: Large or national media and small or… Continue Reading The Canadian Journalism Foundation Excellence in Journalism Award application deadline extended

CTV’s Roger Smith announces retirement

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Roger Smith has been a fixture of CTV’s Ottawa bureau for nearly two decades, but that will all comes to an end on March 15. Smith announced his retirement yesterday.

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Announcing the J-Source Newsperson of the Year Shortlist

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Innovators, political shakers, and agenda-setters: We’ve gone from 28 nominees to five. Check out the short-listed candidates for the 2012 J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year Award. 

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