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    Links to legal resources

    A comprehensive list of links to various legal resources.…
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    Fighting publication bans

    FeatureMedia outlets have the right – if not always the means – to oppose motions to withhold the details of criminal cases. By Dean Jobb…
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    Judge blocks bid to expose Citizen source

    NewsAn Ontario judge has struckdown laws that empowered the RCMP to raid the home of Ottawa Citizen reporter Juliet O’Neill, in a bid to expose the source of a leak about the Mahar Ararcase. Justice Lynn Ratushney ruled that sections…
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    Free expression … within limits

    CommentaryControversy over Prophet Muhammad cartoons fuels debate over the limits of freedom of expression. Dean Jobb comments.…
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    Pressthink

    Jay Rosen, an associate professor and former chairperson of New York University’s Department of Journalism, has been posting to his blog, PressThink, since 2003.…
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    Good news for journalists — and their sources

    CommentaryFormer National Post reporter Andrew McIntosh’scourt victory to protect a key source in his Shawinigate investigation should resonate across the country. By Dean Jobb.…
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    Journalism and communications scholar dies

    Paul Attallah, a former associate director of Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication, has died……
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    Du message au massage

    Le Blogmédias.com Avec “La crise de la représentation”, Daniel Bougnoux ne signe pas un énième traité sur la communication, mais un essai lumineux sur la presse et la crise qu’elle affronte. Notre philosophe tord le cou à quelques fables comme…
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    Privacy laws could jeopardize iconic photos in future

    The iconic photographs that help define history could be under threat from a new British privacy law, a media lawyer warns. Full report.
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    Sensationalizing health coverage

    A five-year research study at Simon Fraser University, published this spring in an academic journal, concludes that Canadian newspapers miss the “real stories” about health issues and “dwell on covering the more simplistic and sensational stories.” Simplistic and sensational, eh.…