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Apr 09, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

How much information should journalists tell the public about the gritty existence of once-public people who now face a long disability or death? How carefully do you examine the motivations of a family member who gives you access to their disabled loved one to promote a cause? How closely should the journalist examine where any contributions might go if the public decides to help?

Jun 25, 2009 - Posted by Regan Ray
An online project for journalists that tracks and links to government and NGO reports in Canada, which launched in April, now has more than 170 entries...
Feb 18, 2009 - Posted by Deborah Jones
The publishers of the science journal Nature have set up a free "science library and personal learning tool" for students. A scan of it shows that it's also great for journalists needing to learn the basics of science topics -- although, so far, it only focuses on genetics.
Aug 20, 2007 - Posted by Heather McCall
The Canadian Space Agency's one-stop-shop for media.
Jul 03, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Created by Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. This site provides access to reporter contacts, links, and resources searchable by beat.
May 31, 2007 - Posted by Heather McCall
This handy tool at OJR.org offers definitions for jargon used across the Web.
Apr 12, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland
This pathfinder is meant to be used as a tool for any journalist who is interested in covering subjects in the field of architecture. It is divided into sub-categories, such as general information, women in architecture, environmental architecture etc. The sites that were selected were done so because of their informational content, as well as the links they offer. Journalists will find everything from new and upcoming projects and architects to buildings of historical significance.

Created by Caroline Shaheed
Apr 12, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland

The scope of this pathfinder is to provide information that’s valuable to journalists. It includes elements of general knowledge and subjects considered newsworthy. Words and phrases in each caption have been bolded to highlight key information.

Categories include:

* General Resources

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* Licensing, Laws and Government Regulations

* Workers and Unions

* Insurance and Security

* New Technology and Design



Mar 18, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland
Science.ca, operated by GCS Research Society in British Columbia, can help you find the answer to your scientific questions.Users maycan submit questions to scientists affiliated with the site, or browse through the archives of previously answered questions. Questions are organized and searchable by popularityand by broad discipline such as engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry and medicine. The website also offers a list of other "ask-a" sites, as well as links to sites that can help students with homework, science fairs, or that provide information about careers in science.
Mar 01, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland
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