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About H.G. Watson

H.G. Watson was J-Source's managing editor from 2015 to 2018. She is a journalist based in Toronto. You can learn more about her at hgwatson.com.
Latest Posts | By H.G. Watson
Front pages after new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal; Quebec election
3 years ago

Front pages after new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal; Quebec election

By  •  News, Politics
October 1 was a big news day for Canada. After weeks of negotiations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and U.S. President Donald Trump announced a new trade deal, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, to replace…
Politico Pro tests Canadian market with new newsletter offering
3 years ago

Politico Pro tests Canadian market with new newsletter offering

“There are now three full time Canadian reporters — print reporters — on the ground in Washington. We have 250 reporters at Politico”: Luiza Ch. Savage.
Refinery29 to launch in Canada in October
3 years ago

Refinery29 to launch in Canada in October

Former Chatelaine editor-in-chief Carley Fortune will lead the Canadian edition.
Media on the Move: September 26
3 years ago

Media on the Move: September 26

By  •  News, People
Here’s our regular update on the moves, hires and promotions in Canadian journalism. Want your job move featured? Tweet it to us or use the hashtag #cdnmediamoves. The Telegraph-Journal has a new editor: 1. I'm thrilled to announce Marie…
New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage
3 years ago

New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage

Public Policy Forum research could indicate that local newspapers are being saturated by wire service stories, rather than featuring local political coverage.
Journalism Jobs: September 19
3 years ago

Journalism Jobs: September 19

Want your job posting featured? Tweet it to us or use the hashtag #cdnmediamoves. Fellowships We're looking for a new class of editorial fellows. Fellows participate in every part of the publication process. They don't get coffee, unless it's…
The Sprawl is growing
3 years ago

The Sprawl is growing

Calgary based media outlet has upgraded to a new website and has big plans after participating in the Digital News Innovation Challenge.
ATIP Twitter bot aims for access reform
3 years ago

ATIP Twitter bot aims for access reform

The bot developed by Laurent Bastien requests already filed access to information requests from the federal government.
Queen’s Journal reporters win 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize
3 years ago

Queen’s Journal reporters win 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize

Jasnit Pabla and Nick Pearce awarded for their reporting on truth and reconciliation efforts at Queen’s University.
Ottawa Citizen, Sun union vote in favour of new contract
3 years ago

Ottawa Citizen, Sun union vote in favour of new contract

“It’s clear that the company’s threat of a lockout influenced the result:” CWA Canada president.
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