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About Spencer Turcotte

Spencer Turcotte is J-Source's summer reporter/researcher. He can be reached at spencer.turcotte@ryerson.ca, and on Twitter @turcottespencer.
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Local newspaper crossword at a crossroads
3 months ago

Local newspaper crossword at a crossroads

The Peterborough Examiner now has two crosswords to offset the loss of the puzzle they had through Postmedia.
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New research hub will look at news media’s influence on public policy
4 months ago

New research hub will look at news media’s influence on public policy

The Media Centre for Public Policy and Knowledge Mobilization is led by Dr. Shannon Sampert, editor-in-chief of EvidenceNetwork.ca.
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Finalists announced for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize
4 months ago

Finalists announced for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize

Finalists for the Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting were announced on July 11, 2018.

The Queen’s Journal had three nominated positions out of the six… Continue Reading Finalists announced for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize

Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers
5 months ago

Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers

The Globe and Mail is testing a new feature that could enhance readers’ understanding of its online stories and the mechanics of its journalism.

Globe and Mail reporter Susan… Continue Reading Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers