Douglas says in a post on The Story Board the “highly objectionable” freelance writing agreement states The Star can licence her freelance content to third party users without further compensation to her.
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Toronto Star public editor Kathy English tackles the notion that Twitter is to blame for errors made in real-time reporting. Laying such fault on a medium is “too simplistic,” she writes.
The Obama administration’s lack of availability to White House correspondents is similar to the issues faced by Canadian journalists covering Parliament Hill at times.
On Thursday, Leonard Asper, CEO of the now-defunct Canwest, stopped by the Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe to talk about the end of the company.
Shauna Rempel's list of the recent, the new and the notable that came out of the third annual Social Media Weekend conference at Columbia University. Plus, a few industry predictions.
Jonah Lehrer apologized for his plagiarism and journalistic transgressions and described how he would try to fix himself during a speech—for which he was paid a $20,000 honorarium—at the Knight Foundation’s Media Learning Seminar on Tuesday.
Steve Ladurantaye has a rare job in Canada: He's a media reporter. Here, Eric Mark Do talks with The Globe and Mail journalist about why the media beat matters, why paywalls are the thing to watch in 2013 and how advertorials may affect journalists' and news organizations' credibility.
The Grid has been named one of the best-designed newspapers in the world by the Society for News Design in its 34th annual The Best of Newspaper Design Creative Contest.
When it comes to innovation, what’s next for news organizations in terms of content, strategy and advertising? As Eric Mark Do reports, Michael De Monte (ScribbleLive), Zach Seward (Quartz) and David Skok (Nieman Fellow, GlobalNews.ca) delve into this during a panel discussion with moderator Marissa Nelson (CBC).
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