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Apr 16, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

The much-maligned Twitter didn’t do much better than conventional sources of hard news, but it wasn’t doing much worse, either, writes National Post columnist Matt Gurney. 

Jun 13, 2012 - Posted by Belinda Alzner

How did two Toronto newsrooms manage their coverage of two big stories last weekend in Union Station flooding and the Eaton Centre shooting? Angelina Irinici found out. As well, Huffington Post Canada intern Brian Trinh gives his first-person account of unexpectedly reporting live from the Eaton Centre during the shootings.

Jun 09, 2012 - Posted by Angelina Irinici

Breaking news happens when it happens; it doesn't wait for newsrooms to organize their staff, change their layout and wait for another story to finish. So how did two Toronto newsrooms manage their coverage of two big stories last weekend in Union Station flooding and the Eaton Centre shooting? Angelina Irinici found out. 

Jul 13, 2010 - Posted by Dana Lacey
Low pay, high anxiety, long hours and short-staffed. The life of today’s magazine editor. This week we feature Whitney Wager’s story from the summer issue of the Ryerson Review of Journalism.

Sep 01, 2009 - Posted by Regan Ray
The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) and the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto have partnered to create an executive education program aimed specifically at senior media managers. John Macfarlane, editor of The Walrus and chair of the CJF's board of directors said in a news release...
Aug 11, 2009 - Posted by Larry Cornies
Free PressAfter a recent labour strike and staff layoffs, the independent Winnipeg Free Press still maintains its own movie critic, its own parliamentary reporter in Ottawa and continues to send reporters abroad.  And despite difficulties, writes John Longhurst, the Free Press is still profitable.
Apr 14, 2009 - Posted by Regan Ray
Kirk LaPointeIt’s important to understand the real cost of gathering and distributing journalism, writes Kirk LaPointe. The tally needs to reflect much more than the journalists on the floor.
Feb 19, 2009 - Posted by Kirk LaPointe
Nikki Usher writes in the Online Journalism Review of the frustration in training newsrooms and finding they still don't get it. It's a fair assessment of the...
Feb 19, 2009 - Posted by Kirk LaPointe
Morten Rand-Hendricksen, in his Design Is Philosophy blog, has created a sound, 10-point list to save the newspaper. There are...
Feb 13, 2009 - Posted by Kirk LaPointe
The Pew Research Center has had a more detailed look at the rise of Twitter as a communications tool in the United States. Its conclusions are interesting...
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