J-Links: Wente’s story goes international; Henry Champ passes away; Mother Jones’ emergence
Paul Woods appointed as Ryerson’s visiting professor in journalism for 2012-2013
Jacques Bensimon, the former president of the National Film Board, has passed away at the age of 69.
When he announced his retirement in July, Lorne Rubenstein was surprised at the reaction he received from readers; he was a unique and invaluable voice in the world of golf, consensus showed. Jeff Krever sat down with Rubenstein to talk about how the 32-year veteran golf columnist began writing on the now-unique beat, and how he changed his mind about retirement, showing he isn’t quite ready to give up writing about the sport he loves.
Randy Starkman passed away suddenly in April, but his legacy at the Olympic Games will continue to live on, as it was announced today that the press room at Canada’s Olympic House in Trafalgar Square would be named in his honour.
Tracey Tyler, the Toronto Star’s long-time legal affairs reporter, passed away shortly before 7 a.m. today at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton at the age of 50.
They left the big daily in town to start their own community weekly, and Dale Brin and Cam Hutchinson aren't looking back. Angelina Irinici talks to the two men about how their community news start-up came to be and how it is different from the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, where Brin and Hutchinson spent many years as publisher and managing editor, respectively.
Journalists make a career of telling the stories of other people. But what about when it comes time to tell their own? Jeff Fraser explains how Kamal Al-Solaylee coped with this in the writing of his new book Intolerable, a personal memoir that documents his life as a gay man in the Middle East, his distinguished career and how his stories have affected his family.
Spring convocation season is well underway, and a number of journalists have received or will be receiving honorary degrees from universities across Canada for their contributions to the industry