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About Tamara Baluja

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.
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Future of Media: Branded content?

Digital Journal put together a Future of Media panel on branded content and its role in the newsroom. Here is J-Source's round-up of #FOM2013 from March 14.

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Hamilton Spectator leads ONA nominations

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The Hamilton Spectator dominated the Ontario Newspaper Awards nominations with 21 finalists, followed by the Windsor Star with 16 nods and the Waterloo Region Record with 15. The winners will be announced on April 27 in Waterloo. 

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Péladeau stepping down as Quebecor CEO

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After 14 years at the helm of the company founded by his father, Pierre Karl Péladeau will step down as CEO of Quebecor Inc., and will be replaced by Robert Dépatie, the president of the company’s telecommunications division. Péladeau’s unexpected departure from one of Canada’s largest media and telecommunication companies was announced in a press release Thursday morning.

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Victoria Times Colonist publisher Bob McKenzie steps down

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Bob McKenzie, the publisher of the Victoria Times Colonist since 2004, announced on Tuesday that he was stepping down. His replacement has not yet been named.

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TC Media launches new Quebec women’s magazine; Sylvie Poirier named editor-in-chief of Véro

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Sylvie Poirier was named the editor-in-chief of Véro, a new Quebec quarterly women's magazine that will hit newsstands in Quebec starting next fall. 

 

 

 

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Canadian startup Media Spot Me launches; helps journalists find experts

A Waterloo-based startup Media Spot Me says it can help journalists find reliable sources and experts faster. 

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Toronto Star experiments with ebook subscription model

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The Toronto Star is testing the ebook market with a subscription model — a first for a Canadian newspaper. Launched in November, Star Dispatches ebooks are long-form journalism pieces that are produced weekly. In the first of a two-part series, Eric Mark Do looks at the business of ebook production, marketing and sales. 

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Globe and Mail leads nominations in the National Newspaper Awards

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J-Source has the full list of National Newspaper Award nominees with links to the nominated works. The winners for all 22 categories will be announced at an awards ceremony in Ottawa at the Canadian War Museum on May 3. Winners will receive cheques for $1,000 and a certificate of award. 

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Pink Triangle Press terminates nine Toronto jobs, shuts down Fab magazine

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Citing financial pressures and declining advertisement revenue, Pink Triangle Press is suspending publication of the popular gay magazine Fab and terminated nine Toronto-based jobs on Tuesday. Tamara Baluja reports. 

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