The Globe and Mail's Book section hasn’t been killed, but there are some changes being made to it.
Ron Haggart died in August 2011. His family has put the journalism he produced during the Kingston Pen riot in 1971 together in an ebook, Cool Heads at Kingston Pen, now available from Kobo and Kindle. It tells a detailed and gripping story of the events from the moment prisoners grabbed a guard on the evening of April 14 to the trial of instigator Billy Knight.
Gordon Fisher has been appointed president and publisher of the Pacific Newspaper Group, which publishes Postmedia dailies the Vancouver Sun and Vancouver Province. He replaces Kevin Bent, who will be leaving Postmedia Network Inc.
Krista Erickson, the Sun TV host of Canada Live, has quit the network and moved to the United Kingdom, The Globe and Mail’s Steve Ladurantaye reports, where she has been spotted reporting for CBS News London.
Sports journalist Richard Garneau died Sunday morning at Montreal’s Royal Victoria Hospital at the age of 82.
While Garneau was known for calling the Montreal Canadiens games on L’soiree du… Continue Reading Richard Garneau, French-Canadian sports journalist, dies at 82
Our French-language sister site, ProjetJ, has named Jean-Philippe Cipriani its new editor-in-chief.
Mike Cassese, the award-winning photojournalist who shot for Reuters and was a former Toronto Sun photographer, died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 53 on Dec. 27.
Laurier LaPierre, a retired senator and Canadian broadcaster, best known for co-hosting CBC’s This Hour has Seven Days in the 1960s, has died at 83, CBC reports.
D.B. Scott has reported that Dan Rubinstein, acting editor of Canadian Geographic, is leaving the magazine to “write and take on a contract with the Canada Foundation for Innovation.”
Lindsey Wiebe will be joining Maclean’s magazine’s digital team in the new year as the associate web editor of macleans.ca in Toronto and told J-Source in an email that she… Continue Reading Lindsey Wiebe to join Maclean’s as associate web editor