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J-Source launches new Work and Labour section
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J-Source launches new Work and Labour section

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Nicole Cohen, an assistant professor at the University of Toronto Mississauga and co-founder of Shameless magazine, will edit the section dedicated to coverage of contract negotiations, internships, outsourcing and layoffs in Canadian journalism.

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Call for papers on unpaid internships

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Three Canadian professors who teach communication studies are editing a special issue on “interrogating internships” for the open-source journal tripleC: Communication, Capitalism and Critique. 

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Rogers Media radio stations see changes in programming, staff following layoffs

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Rogers Media has announced sweeping changes to programming at various radio stations, following the layoffs of 94 staff, and adding more Sportsnet content to its programming. Seven people were laid off at Ottawa’s 1310 News and another 11 at Halifax’s 95.7 News. At Toronto’s 680 News, anchor Ann Doose and entertainment reporter Gloria Martin are among the layoffs. 

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94 layoffs at Rogers Media

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Rogers Media President Keith Pelley said in a memo that 94 staff had been laid off from the company. These layoffs follow an earlier round of cuts in May when the company shut down its 24-hours news CityNews Channel and laid off 62 employees. 

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TC Media revises freelance contracts

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Transcontinental Media has listened to freelancers and revised its latest contract so that contributors retain moral rights and copyright to their work. The contract is an improvement, says the Canadian Media Guild, but it still does not protect the best interests of the writer. 

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Union says Globe and Mail must stop blaming employees for financial troubles

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The union representing Globe and Mail employees says the company is being confrontational and counterproductive by telling them they’re entitled and suggesting the collective agreement is somehow impeding the company’s success

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