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Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 3
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Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 3

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Allison Leonard live-blogs sessions from the Canadian University Press NASH77 conference in Ottawa.
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Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 2
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Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 2

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Allison Leonard live blogs sessions from the Canadian University Press NASH77 conference in Ottawa.
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Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 1
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Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 1

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Allison Leonard live-blogs sessions from the Canadian University Press NASH77 conference in Ottawa.
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A day in amateur reporting

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Lisa Cumming and Emma McIntosh, two first-year journalism students at Ryerson University, got their first taste of breaking news reporting as they dashed to City Hall to cover Rob Ford’s withdrawal from Toronto mayoral race. Here’s how it happened.
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When satire falls flat: Lessons from The Western Gazette’s botched attempt at being funny

“So you want to date your teaching assistant,” which was published by Western University’s student newspaper, in London, Ont., drew criticism from administration, student unions and women’s groups for making light of sexual harassment. Ryan Mallough looks at how and when humour has a role to play in journalism. 

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Why CUP needs to live

Yes, there is some uneasiness caused by CUP's diminishing finances, but the organization is in for an exciting transformation, writes national executive Jane Lytvynenko. 

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Canadian University Press appoints three industry pros to board of directors

Twitter Canada’s Steve Ladurantaye, Council of Ontario Universities’ Wendy McCann and National Campus and Community Radio Association’s Shelley Robinson will each sit for a one-year term. 

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Why CUP needs to die

I am a proud CUPpie and always will be, writes Robert Murray, but somewhere in the past decade, the Canadian University Press lost its way. When the large papers didn’t get the say they felt they deserved, they left the organization, taking their revenues and resources with them. What those papers left behind was a trail of infighting and petty attacks that brought the needs of individuals ahead of the needs of the group.

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Why my unpaid internship worked for me

Unpaid internships are not “free” work since you still get something valuable out of it—a byline, writes Andrew Snook.

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CUP restructures further, relinquishes control of NASH conference

The Canadian University Press has eliminated its two full-time positions of president and national bureau chief and consolidated the work into one national executive position. 

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