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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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Globe and Mail asks staff to take summer furlough again

By  •  News

The Globe and Mail has introduced a voluntary "Flexible Time Awaw" program in an effort to balance the company’s season revenue and cost.    

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CBC opens first new radio station in Ontario in 40 years

By  •  News, People

On Monday, CBC opened a new radio station in Kitchener-Waterloo, the first one in Ontario in 40 years.  The new station will have a mix of hyper-local news, current affairs, and local cultural content. Tamara Baluja reports. 

 

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Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom accepting award applications

The Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom is accepting nominations for a journalist who made a significant contribution to promoting free speech.

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CJFE Online Q&A: Digital Privacy and free expression

How does your right to privacy impact your right to free expression? What kinds of difficult decisions do journalists face in deciding what private information to hyperlink to, or publish? Join the CJFE Q&A and have your questions answered live by panelists Ann Cavoukian, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario; Wilf Dinnick, Founding Editor and CEO of OpenFile; moderator Jesse Brown, technology affairs critic, Macleans.ca & Toronto Life magazine

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Global News launches B.C.’s first 24-hours news channel

By  •  News, People

This is the first time Shaw Media is launching a 24-hours news station, but unlike other networks, it will test the waters in Metro Vancouver, where BBM Canada statistics show it has a strong base. Tamara Baluja reports. 

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When journalists are appointed to government

By  •  Politics

Is the principle of independent journalism diminished when a journalist is appointed to the Senate? 

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By the Stylebook: Gay grammar and describing same-sex marriages

By  •  Ethics

As AP confirms use of “husband” and “wife” for same-sex married couples, Katie Toth reports on the big shifts in LGBT language Canadian Press has made over the years.

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Parenting columnist leaves Toronto Star over disagreement on freelance contract rights

Douglas says in a post on The Story Board the “highly objectionable” freelance writing agreement states The Star can licence her freelance content to third party users without further compensation to her.

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The Globe draws 80,000 digital subscribers, but unclear how many are new customers

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It was not clear how many of those Globe Unlimited digital subscribers are also five- and six-day print subscribers, who are entitled to free and unlimited online access. 

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The Western Magazine Awards now accepting submissions

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The monetary awards are open to any Canadian print and online magazines published west of the Ontario-Manitoba border.

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