Esther Enkin, who began in her new role as CBC Ombudsman on Jan. 1, released her first review last week. In it, she examined CBC Radio’s The Current’s use of satire in its broadcast.
On Wednesday, The Canadian Press published its first Storify on Toronto Maple Leafs' General Manager Brian Burke's firing. Mel Coulson got in touch with Andrew Lundy, CP's new Director of Digital, to ask why CP is doing this and what it means that a wire service is producing curated social media content.
We're talking student journalism this week as The Canadian University Press hostis its 75th national conference (#NASH75) at the Delta Chelsea Hotel in downtown Toronto.
You may think chronicling the lives of the dead is either the first or the last job you could have on a newspaper. But after years of writing obituaries for The Globe and Mail, Sandra Martin argues that it taught her there’s “no such thing as an uninteresting or insignificant life.” Martin reflects on how she applied her journalistic approach, pushing for context, insight into strangers’ lives, in her new book, Working the Dead Beat.
Toronto Distrcit School Board director Chris Spence has admitted to having plagiarized parts of his Jan. 5 Toronto Star op-ed on sports in schools.
Jonas Bendiksen is an award-winning Noweigan photojournalist who has shot for National Geographic and has a second place finish in the Daily Life Stories category for World Press Photo to his name. While he has worked on a wide range of articles, including a project documenting life in slums around the world, there was a job Bendiksen hadn’t done that he wanted to cross off his bucket list.
The Toronto Star has edited an online version of a business article and published an apology after it was discovered that parts of the article had been taken from an earlier report by The Globe and Mail without attribution.
A London, UK photojournalist has launched an app he hopes will help photographers retain an element of control over their copyrighted work when posting photographs online.
After the frenzied scramble comes, in time, self-examination. It needs to be the other way round, says Cliff Lonsdale, president of the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma.
Despite Sun Media shutting down a number of its weekly titles recently, community news experts and editors aren’t buying the idea that print is dead. As Ryan Mallough reports, there may be a number of reasons that print revenues are falling, but a focus on local news isn’t one of them.
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