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About H.G. Watson

H.G. Watson is J-Source's managing editor. She can be reached at hgwatson@j-source.ca, and on Twitter at @hg_watson.
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CJF J-Talk: John Stackhouse And Craig Silverman
3 years ago

CJF J-Talk: John Stackhouse And Craig Silverman

By  •  Research

On Nov. 12, former Globe and Mail editor John Stackhouse sat down with Buzzfeed editor Craig Silverman to discuss his new book and the future of journalism.
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Should Star intern take the brunt of blame when a mistake is made?
3 years ago

Should Star intern take the brunt of blame when a mistake is made?

By  •  Research

A recent Toronto Star public editor’s column noted that an intern didn’t take proper steps to verify a source—but should blame have been shouldered by multiple parties?
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How should reporters write about suicide?
3 years ago

How should reporters write about suicide?

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Evidence suggests there are copycat deaths when details of death are leaked; but do articles do more to educate?
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MEMO: Voluntary Departure Program at Metroland Media
3 years ago

MEMO: Voluntary Departure Program at Metroland Media

By  •  News, Memos

Metroland Media, which includes the Hamilton Spectator and Guelph Mercury, has extended their voluntary buyout program to full-time and part-time staff.
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Freedom: Mohamed Fahmy in conversation
3 years ago

Freedom: Mohamed Fahmy in conversation

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On Nov. 9, Fahmy spoke with Neil Macdonald, CBC senior correspondent, at Carleton University.
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