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Photojournalist Mike Cassese remembered

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Mike Cassese, the award-winning photojournalist who shot for Reuters and was a former Toronto Sun photographer, died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 53 on Dec. 27.

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Laurier LaPierre, former broadcaster and senator, dies at 83

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Laurier LaPierre, a retired senator and Canadian broadcaster, best known for co-hosting CBC’s This Hour has Seven Days in the 1960s, has died at 83, CBC reports.

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Canadian Geographic acting editor Dan Rubinstein leaving magazine

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D.B. Scott has reported that Dan Rubinstein, acting editor of Canadian Geographic, is leaving the magazine to “write and take on a contract with the Canada Foundation for Innovation.”

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Lindsey Wiebe to join Maclean’s as associate web editor

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Lindsey Wiebe will be joining Maclean’s magazine’s digital team in the new year as the associate web editor of macleans.ca in Toronto and told J-Source in an email that she is "totally thrilled about it." Wiebe was most recently the…

Roger Gillespie joins Star Media Group start-up YourHamiltonBiz.com as managing editor

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Roger Gillespie has joined YourHamiltonBiz.com, a new Torstar-owned Star Media Group business news site, as its managing editor.

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Q&A with Toronto Star’s ‘Pathologist’ Katie Daubs

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The Toronto Star experimented with a graphic novel representation of reporter Katie Daubs' two-week stay indoors and in Toronto's underground PATH system. It was a multi-platform project with maps, videos, photos and more. Here, Daubs answers some of Eric Mark Do’s questions about the experience.

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Stephen Ward to become director of George S. Turnbull Center in Portland, Oregon

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Stephen Ward will become the director of the George S. Turnbull Center in Portland, Oregon, which is part of the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism.

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Esther Enkin named next CBC Ombudsman

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Esther Enkin will take over as Ombudsman of CBC’s English services on January 1, 2013. She replaces Kirk Lapointe, who has held the role since October 2010. Lapointe will remain in a capacity to assist with the transition. 

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Andrew Lundy resigns, David Skok now acting director of GlobalNews.ca

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  [node:ad] In comings and goings in the industry this week, Andrew Lundy has resigned from Director of GlobalNews.ca, a position he had held since 2008. David Skok, who was previously managing editor, has taken on the role of Acting…