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Five questions for managing editor Kenny Yum on HuffPo Canada’s first birthday

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Happy first birthday Huffington Post Canada! We chatted with managing editor Kenny Yum about HuffPost Canada's first year, gaining respect as an original news source and their unique approach to social media. 

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Five questions for CBC Hamilton executive producer Roger Gillespie

It’s been two weeks since CBC Hamilton launched, marking the Corporation’s entrance into the local and responsive news website business. Angelina Irinici spoke with executive producer Roger Gillespie about the challenges they’ve faced so far, on taking criticism and what it’s like running CBC’s first digital-only service.

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On the record with Jan Wong

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Jan Wong was a high-profile reporter and columnist for The Globe and Mail up until “L’affaire Wong” in 2006. Earlier this month she self-published Out of the Blue, a book that documents the fallout from her infamous column on the Dawson College shootings. Now, she tells Belinda Alzner how one column changed her career and her life.

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Five questions for award-winning photojournalist Peter Bregg

Photojournalist Peter Bregg has returned from a three-week tour of Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan where he was photographing senator Roméo Dallaire and his work in the demobilization and reintegration of child soldiers. He spoke to Angelina Irinici about his experience and how difficult assignments can still choke him up.

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Randy Starkman, award-winning sports journalist, passes away at 51

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Randy Starkman covered 12 Olympic Games, won two National Newspaper Awards and was generally lauded as one of the best amateur sports reporters in the country. He passed away this morning in a Toronto hospital at the age of 51.

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Classic Gopnik

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In the latest issue of the Ryerson Review of JournalismMatthew Braga profiles Adam Gopnik and explains why The New Yorker essayist aspires to be the “rococo, Jewish, city-bound, Canadian E.B. White.”

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Jim Curran’s CBC traffic reporting career celebrated

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Jim Curran has been reporting on Toronto traffic for CBC since 1972. Today was his final broadcast.

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Former CBC cameraman Dean Heywood has passed away

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Former CBC cameraman, father, husband and news junkie Dean Heywood passed away from a heart attack last month while snorkelling in Costa Rica.

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Kathleen Petty on her double mastectomy and taking time for herself

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Last year, breast cancer forced Kathleen Petty to trade 14-hour days for some time for herself. The Ottawa Citizen's Shelley Page sat down with Petty to talk about her cancer and that positive outlook she has been given. 

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Dan MacLellan resigns from CTV London amid legal issues

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CTV London has announced that senior anchor Dan MacLellan has resigned in order to focus on upcoming legal challenges.

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