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About H.G. Watson

H.G. Watson was J-Source's managing editor from 2015 to 2018. She is a journalist based in Toronto. You can learn more about her at hgwatson.com.
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The need for transparency with political endorsements
3 years ago

The need for transparency with political endorsements

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Owners of newspapers have right to make endorsements, but readers need to know when they do so.
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Freed Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy sets sights on change
3 years ago

Freed Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy sets sights on change

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At a press conference in Toronto, Fahmy says Canada needs better protections for citizens in trouble abroad.
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CBC Mid-East bureau chief Derek Stoffel’s advice to journalism students
3 years ago

CBC Mid-East bureau chief Derek Stoffel’s advice to journalism students

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Journalists must have a strong work ethic and be willing to take employment risks to have a strong career, says Stoffel.
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Annual John H. McDonald awards accepting nominations
3 years ago

Annual John H. McDonald awards accepting nominations

Awards for student journalism available in 21 different categories including Best Website and Best Social Media.
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Canadians must demand better journalism, says CBC’s Derek Stoffel
3 years ago

Canadians must demand better journalism, says CBC’s Derek Stoffel

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“Journalism and good stories are about real people, not talking heads,” says Stoffel, who tries to focus not just on conflict reporting.
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Questions remain about NDP’s FOI platform
3 years ago

Questions remain about NDP’s FOI platform

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It’s not clear if an NDP government would implement all of the information commissioner’s recommendations.
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