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About Spencer Turcotte

Spencer Turcotte is J-Source's summer reporter/researcher. He can be reached at spencer.turcotte@ryerson.ca, and on Twitter @turcottespencer.
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New research hub will look at news media’s influence on public policy
2 days ago

New research hub will look at news media’s influence on public policy

The Media Centre for Public Policy and Knowledge Mobilization is led by Dr. Shannon Sampert, editor-in-chief of EvidenceNetwork.ca.
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Finalists announced for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize
1 week ago

Finalists announced for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize

Finalists for the Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting were announced on July 11, 2018.

The Queen’s Journal had three nominated positions out of the six… Continue Reading Finalists announced for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize

Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers
3 weeks ago

Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers

The Globe and Mail is testing a new feature that could enhance readers’ understanding of its online stories and the mechanics of its journalism.

Globe and Mail reporter Susan… Continue Reading Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers

Irene Gentle named Toronto Star editor
1 month ago

Irene Gentle named Toronto Star editor

Gentle becomes the first woman to hold this position in the Toronto Star’s 126-year history.
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Winners of the 2018 CJF Awards announced
1 month ago

Winners of the 2018 CJF Awards announced

The winners of the 2018 Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards were announced on June 14, 2018.

The CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism in the large-media category was presented to… Continue Reading Winners of the 2018 CJF Awards announced