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CBC annual meeting: How is radio changing?

By  •  News

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.

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Health Journalism: Balanced but Broken

By  •  Commentary

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.

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Mathew Ingram: Online Journalism: What’s different? What’s the same?
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Mathew Ingram: Online Journalism: What’s different? What’s the same?

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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.

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Opinion: Community newspapers do more than fluffy, “happy news” stories
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Opinion: Community newspapers do more than fluffy, “happy news” stories

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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.

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Rabble fires editor Derrick O’Keefe amidst controversy

By  •  News, People

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.

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Ward’s Words: Putting transparency in its place

By  •  Ethics

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.

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CBC ombudsman: No bias in Zimmerman trial headline
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CBC ombudsman: No bias in Zimmerman trial headline

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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.

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Star public editor: Star need not take all responsibility for perception gap
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Star public editor: Star need not take all responsibility for perception gap

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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.

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Globe public editor: The Fords, the facts and the use of anonymous sources
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Globe public editor: The Fords, the facts and the use of anonymous sources

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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.

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