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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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Craig Silverman joins Tow Center for Digital Journalism as fellow
7 years ago

Craig Silverman joins Tow Center for Digital Journalism as fellow

By  •  Research

Silverman will conduct research into how news organizations deal with rumours and unverified information at Columbia University. 

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Richard Kanee named CBC head of digital
7 years ago

Richard Kanee named CBC head of digital

By  •  News

Richard Kanee takes over the role from Tessa Sproule, who left the public broadcaster to launch Vubble.

 

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Globe public editor: Why Rob Ford makes balanced coverage difficult
7 years ago

Globe public editor: Why Rob Ford makes balanced coverage difficult

By  •  Politics

There is nothing normal about the endless Toronto municipal election campaign, and readers have strong views about what they have seen and still want to see in The Globe’s coverage, writes public editor Sylvia Stead.

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Public editor quiz: Are you smarter than a Star journalist?
7 years ago

Public editor quiz: Are you smarter than a Star journalist?

Do you know the answers to the following facts of geography, history, civics and science? Or would you double-check to make sure you are right?

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Ward’s Words: Is talk of a Canadian press council outdated?
7 years ago

Ward’s Words: Is talk of a Canadian press council outdated?

By  •  Ethics

It is easy to dismiss the proposal for a national press council as “out-dated.” Even the world “press” conjures up images of reporters from the previous century wearing a sign in their hats that said “Press.” But media ethicist Stephen J.A. Ward explains why we should not dismiss the idea for a national press council outright. 

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Allison Jones, Maria Babbage swap beats at The Canadian Press
7 years ago

Allison Jones, Maria Babbage swap beats at The Canadian Press

By  •  Politics

Jones will join the Queen’s Park press gallery in September, replacing Babbage who will join the national and Ontario desks in Toronto. 

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Jennifer Dettman named CBC executive director of unscripted content
7 years ago

Jennifer Dettman named CBC executive director of unscripted content

By  •  News, People

Mark Starowicz, executive director of documentary, and Bruce Cowley, who oversees the Documentary Channel, will both report to Dettman.

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Globe memo to editors: Don’t rewrite Pagemasters North America headlines
7 years ago

Globe memo to editors: Don’t rewrite Pagemasters North America headlines

By  •  News

This Globe and Mail memo was obtained by J-Source. In it, executive editor Jill Borra, editorial head of digital Kevin Siu and executive editor of globeandmail.com Jim Sheppard tell staff to not change Pagemasters North America (PMNA) headlines except under specific circumstances. The Globe is one of several Canadian newspapers that outsources its page productions to PMNA, which is owned by The Canadian Press.

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How to use hidden cameras: CBC’s Marketplace undercover
7 years ago

How to use hidden cameras: CBC’s Marketplace undercover

By  •  News

Ever wonder how and why hidden cameras are used in a journalistic investigation? Check out this video showing the ways CBC's Marketplace uses the most unsuspecting items, even a child's toy, to secretly record audio and video, and get to the bottom of a story.

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Romina Maurino leaves The Canadian Press
7 years ago

Romina Maurino leaves The Canadian Press

By  •  News, People

Maurino, a business reporter with The Canadian Press, is leaving to pursue a freelancing career. 

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