Join CBC hosts Matt Galloway, Rebecca Makonnen, Steve Patterson, Jean-Sebastien Bernatchez and Anna Maria Tremonti as they discuss how radio is changing and how new technology is making it easier for Canadians to talk to one another.
Former Canadian Press journalist Catherine McKercher writes that Allen’s book is a thorough chronological analysis of the first 50 years of Canadian Press. She hopes for a sequel.
Continue Reading Book Review: Gene Allen’s Making National News cements the influential but little-known role Canadian Press played as a significant cultural force
Trudy Lieberman, past president of the Association of Health Care Journalists in the U.S., will be visiting Winnipeg as a Fulbright Scholar and guest of EvidenceNetwork.ca. Lieberman currently covers health and the coverage of health for the Columbia Journalism Review and blogs at CJR.org. She will share her thoughts on health journalism.
The world of journalism and news media is dramatically different than it was five years ago. Today, digital media and traditional media simultaneously compete and feed one another in an evolving hybrid news ecosystem. What is each best at? What mistakes are being made? What lessons learned? And what are the factors we should be paying attention to as we try to understand what is driving news and business decisions today? GigaOm senior writer Mathew Ingram will share his insight into these and other issues at the next Third Tuesday #3TYOW.
Frustrated with the prevailing opinion of community newspapers—that they don’t necessarily report on hard news, rely on fluff and are a mediocre place to work—Kamloops This Week journalist Dale Bass argues that these newspapers aren't getting their fair due. And if you don’t believe her, listen to well-known American entrepreneur Warren Buffett, who says they are a sound business investment.
Online magazine Rabble.ca has laid off editor Derrick O’Keefe. The news was first announced on O’Keefe’s Twitter feed and sparked the resignation of one of his colleagues.
In journalism, transparency is fashionable. Journalists who reject objectivity say: “I am biased but I am honest and transparent." But hyping transparency distorts media ethics in several ways; it wrongly implies that transparency can replace other principles and can resolve ethical issues created by new media, writes Stephen Ward.
CBC Ombudsman Esther Enkin responds to a complainant who thought referring to the prosecution's case and not the defence's showed bias in CBC News coverage of the George Zimmerman trial in the Trayvon Martin case.
Toronto Star public editor Kathy English explains the dfiference in perception between journalists and the public when it comes to the paper's reporting about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.
Following the Ontario Press Council's dismissal of complaints against The Globe and Mail for its coverage of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, public editor Sylvia Stead provides the backstory on the paper's allegations that Ford sold hashish as a young man.