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12 buy-outs confirmed at the Ottawa Citizen
6 years ago

12 buy-outs confirmed at the Ottawa Citizen

By  •  News
By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor Twelve people have taken buy-outs at the Ottawa Citizen, a Postmedia spokesperson confirmed. Georgia Sourtzis, a communications manager at Postmedia, said she cannot name who in the newsroom has taken a buy-out. A list circulated
The silence of the Chronicle Herald CEO
6 years ago

The silence of the Chronicle Herald CEO

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor Eighteen days into the Chronicle Herald strike, and all of the statements from Mark Lever have come in the pages of the newspaper he runs. The CEO and president of Halifax Herald Ltd. has…
What the Gateway going digital means for campus media
6 years ago

What the Gateway going digital means for campus media

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor Come May, the only way you will be able to read The Gateway is by visiting its website or picking up its new monthly paper. The University of Alberta’s campus paper announced on Feb. 3…
Advice for writing about trans people and stories
6 years ago

Advice for writing about trans people and stories

By  •  Work, How To
By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor After Caitlyn Jenner came out, many news articles continued to refer to her by her previous name. “Referring to Caitlyn Jenner as her previous name is incredibly disrespectful,” said Steven Little, director of social enterprise,…
Striking Chronicle Herald journalists start their own news website
6 years ago

Striking Chronicle Herald journalists start their own news website

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor Chronicle Herald staff are once again reporting, even though they are still on strike. Local Xpress, a news website entirely run by the journalists, officially went online Jan. 30 after a few teases in…
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