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2012 preview: Digital revenue all-important for newspapers

With 2011 revenues being less than expected, newspapers need to focus on creating digital advertising revenue next year. 

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Wot means journalistic independence? One answer, in the form of a sonnet

By  •  Ethics

It's become a familiar, yet unresolved, question: what, if anything, distinguishes an act of journalism from other stuff? Ivor Shapiro has a thought on that, with a little help from the Bard of Avon.

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The public media’s quest for integrity in the digital age

By  •  Ethics

Where will trust come from in the future of public media? News organizations are beginning to create new, integrated ethical guidelines as they move into the digital age. It is in this age that we need an understanding of public journalism that goes beyond traditional forms, such as radio and television. Stephen Ward takes a look at this issue, and tells us why it is important that public media has the trust of the people it serves. 

 

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Todd van der Heyden joins CTV News Channel

By  •  News, People

Todd van der Heyden will be leaving CTV Montreal to join CTV News Channel in the new year

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Andrew Coyne returns to the National Post

By  •  News

The National Post has announced that Andrew Coyne will be returning to Postmedia. Coyne, who was part of the team who launched the Post 13 years ago, left the paper in 2007 to become the national editor for Maclean’s.

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Tenure-track position for digital journalism specialist at Ryerson University

By  •  News

Ryerson University’s School of Journalism is seeking a digital journalism specialist for a tenure-track position in the Faculty of Communication and Design.

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Call for entries for 2011 National Magazine Awards

By  •  News

Submissions for the 35th annual National Magazine Awards are open for publications put out in the 2011 calendar year.

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Toronto Star to file official complaint about ‘Ford freeze’

By  •  News

The Toronto Star will file an official complaint to the city’s integrity commissioner about Rob Ford’s directive of excluding the paper from official releases and announcements, according to John Honderich, chair of the Star’s parent company, Torstar.

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