J-Source combed through the Ontario Sunshine list to see if any journalist or those in a related field make salaries above $100,000. Steve Paikin, the host of TVO's The Agenda, tops the list with a salary of 302,622.32
Who does the reporting and does ethnic background make a difference in reporting style when reporting on South Asian stories? These are some of the questions explored at the South Asian Journalists Association panel in Toronto.
The Toronto Star headlined Tuesday with a story of an "intoxicated" Mayor Rob Ford being asked to leave a gala event. Mayor Ford then accused The Star of continuing its vendetta against him, and called its staff "pathological liars." And so the acerbic on-going battle between the mayor and the city's largest daily continues. J-Source has the round-up of videos, tweets and articles on this.
Is media coverage of B.C. Premier Clark sexist? Or is it fair comment? Katie Hyslop asks reporters, politicians and academics to weigh in.
Social media gives politicians more access to reporters. But is the public losing out on the conversation? Do politicians have more or less control of their message? Does it help reporters strengthen their political sources? J-Source covered the two back-to-back panels with politicians and political reporters discussing how social media is changing the way they work in Ottawa.
BCBusiness has completely revamped itself from a traditional magazine to online site with the launch of a redesigned print edition in March and new website. The magazine also offers a daily newsletter and will roll out an iPad edition soon. J-Source associate editor Tamara Baluja interviewed editor-in-chief Tom Gierasimczuk about the changes at the magazine and how he hopes it will better serve readers, without breaking the budget.
It’s 2013. Visible minorities are 50% of the GTA population. What impact has this had in the coverage of stories that fall outside what is considered "the mainstream?" Are the shootings at the Sikh gurdwara in the U.S., Tamil protests in Toronto or the Shafia murders treated like any other story or treated as stories about a specific community? Who does the reporting and does ethnic background make a difference in reporting style? J-Source live blogged the SAJA talk.
The Globe and Mail Monday A1 photo, which showed 17-year-old Kaetlyn Osmond lifting her leg in a revealing crotch shot position, sparked outrage amongst readers. J-Source has a round-up of the reaction from journalists and the public.
J-Source goes behind the story of the National Newspaper Award-nominated story “Cashing In: Inside PEI’s Controversial Immigrant Partner Programs.” Laura Armstrong, a graduate of University of King’s College journalism program and deputy editor for “Cashing In,” explains how their student investigative workshop exposed the inner workings of the province's immigration program.
Can robot reporters replace human journalists? Just because the technology potential is there, doesn't mean that it should be used, writes J-Source Ethics editor Romayne Smith Fullerton. Technology, she argues, cannot assign values to what’s reported, and how it’s reported.
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