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Memo: Update on APS Collective Agreement

By  •  News, Memos

CBC/Radio-Canada and the Association of Professionals and Supervisors (APS) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement, tentatively agreeing to a new Collective Agreement.

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Crossing the line? The controversy sparked by Carol Todd’s blog post

The Vancouver Sun won the 2013 Jack Webster Award for Best Reporting of the Year in Print for its coverage of Amanda Todd—who committed suicide after posting a video detailing being bullied. But a blog post by Todd’s mother, Carol, that described how the Sun's stories came about raised eyebrows in the journalism community. Then the blog post was edited and later removed entirely. Mount Royal University journalism professor Brad Clark spoke to J-Source about the ethical concerns.

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SABAR introduces free terminology guidebook for reporting on Aboriginal issues

There are many nuances to covering Aboriginal issues that a lot of journalists aren't aware of, but now there's a new resource that can help solve that problem. Eric Mark Do has details on a terminology guidebook for reporting on Aboriginal topics designed to give instant access to information and help build ties to First Nations communities.

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Live blog: The Coveted Journey: From Journalist to Bestselling Author

It’s no secret that many  journalists have a book manuscript tucked away. Or a great idea for the Great Canadian Novel. But rare is the journalist who achieves big-time commercial success beyond the newsroom. Linwood Barclay, the former Toronto Star humour columnist turned author of suspense novels, and Lisa Gabriele, the former showrunner at CBC’s Dragons’ Den who found success with an erotic novel first published under a pseudonym (now turned into a trilogy), talk about the journey from journalist to bestselling author in this discussion with The Globe and Mail's Books editor Jared Bland.

 

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Black Press and Glacier Media swap six newspaper titles

By  •  Business

After Black Press bought two publications from and sold four others to Glacier Media, five more B.C. newspapers now have competitors owned by the same company, raising speculation about mergers and closures.

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J-Source: A look back

After five years at J-Source, (three-and-a-half years as editor-in-chief), Janice Neil is turning over the reins to Bruce Gillespie today. Here, Neil reflects on some of the stories we've covered, the debates we've provoked, the ethical challenges we've tangled with, and how we've tried to turn our own mistakes into 'learning opportunities' for you in the community of Canadian journalism.

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Who’s a journalist? P.E.I. human rights case may have some answers

By  •  News

A human rights complaint in Prince Edward Island may define who is considered a journalist — or at least who is allowed in the P.E.I. legislative press gallery. 

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The story behind The Ottawa Citizen’s coverage of the Nortel criminal trial

By  •  News

James Bagnall changed his view of Nortel’s accounting in advance of the yearlong trial involving Frank Dunn, Douglas Beatty and Michael Gollogly. The trick was being open-minded enough to go where the facts led him.

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Media magazine editor says 2012 awards edition is the ‘best ever’

By  •  News

The latest awards edition of Media magazine, produced by the Canadian Association of Journalists, is the "best ever," says editor David McKie. He gives J-Source a teaser about what readers can expect to see in the issue set to be published next week. 

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Torstar profits continue to drop in latest quarter

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Torstar Corp., owner of the Toronto Star, reported a 44 per cent drop in profits in the last quarter compared to the same period last year, due to declining revenue from print advertising and surprisingly lower earnings at its book publishing division Harlequin.

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