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About Tamara Baluja

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.
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Top tips and trends in social media education
3 months ago

Top tips and trends in social media education

2018 Michener-Deacon Fellow for Journalism Education Tamara Baluja spent the past year studying what journalism schools are teaching their students about social media storytelling, metrics and best practices. Here’s what she found
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Stories that whisper, instead of screaming
5 years ago

Stories that whisper, instead of screaming

For a seven-day stretch, TC Media writers filed stories from their communities that sought to capture small yet poignant moments.
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Graphic: Newspaper ownership concentration in Canada

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By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor

Postmedia’s plan to buy all of Sun Media’s 175 English-language newspapers and websites has many reporters and commentators concerned about the concentration of media ownership. If this… Continue Reading Graphic: Newspaper ownership concentration in Canada

Live blog: Mashable’s Jim Roberts in conversation with James Bradshaw

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Jim Roberts, the executive editor and chief content officer of Mashable, discusses digital transformation with James Bradshaw, media reporter with The Globe and Mail, in this Canadian Journalism Foundation J-Talk.
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J-Source has a new temporary website

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While this site is under construction, please visit us at http://jpress.journalism.ryerson.ca/jsource/
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Schedule placement

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J-Source has a new temporary website
5 years ago

J-Source has a new temporary website

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Due to server issues, J-Source has been difficult to access lately. But you can now catch up on our breaking news and feature stories at our backup site.

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Memo: Anne Marie Owens announces leadership team at National Post
5 years ago

Memo: Anne Marie Owens announces leadership team at National Post

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The Globe and Mail's focus editor Julie Traves is joining the Post as deputy editor and Ben Errett becomes director of strategy. 

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Globe public editor: More effort needed to run photos of women
5 years ago

Globe public editor: More effort needed to run photos of women

While there will always be photos of political and business leaders, who more often are men, editors need to make an effort to use more pictures of women and visible-minority members, writes public editor Sylvia Stead. 

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CBC ombudsman: On matters of controversy represent both sides whenever possible
5 years ago

CBC ombudsman: On matters of controversy represent both sides whenever possible

The Executive Director of HonestReporting Canada, Mike Fegelman, complained that CBC reported the shelling of the Gaza power plant by Israeli forces as a proven fact. He pointed to Israeli military statements denying responsibility. One online story was edited to reflect that fact, but another one, published some time later, was not. The inconsistency is not acceptable.

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