News about the news for the week of July 7.

Welcome to Tuesday Tabs, a roundup of headlines from at home, down south and elsewhere.



“CBC North radio plays a vital role in connecting northern Canadians to each other, and the rest of the world.” Industry publication Radio World has an in-depth profile of the public broadcaster’s northern operations.

Longtime CBC Weekend Mornings host Stan Carew died this weekend, at age 64. The Maritime broadcaster and musician had earlier announced he would be retiring this September.

In June, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report included a recommendation that post-secondary programs in certain areas of public-service industries, from health care to journalism, revamp their curricula to include education on Indigenous history and contemporary issues. APTN has a report detailing what Canadian journalism schools can do to improve.



The Washington Post has begun encrypting parts of its website to make it harder for hackers to monitor reader activity.

After nine years of publishing under PBS, media reporting blog Mediashift has branched out onto its own. 

Two months into her campaign launch, Hillary Clinton will start to make herself available to more media and national television interviews.



One of the filmmakers behind a hoax that saw media organizations around the world report on a bogus study that claimed eating chocolate can help people lose weight stands by the ethics of the stunt. In an interview with CJR, Peter Onnoken gives the back story to a very embarrassing moment for journalists and at least a few academics.

Poynter’s MediaWire has an interesting interview with AP International Enterprise Editor Mary Rajkumar on the reporting her team has done on slavery in the Southeast Asian fishing industry.

Newsgeist, a Google- and Knight Foundation-sponsored journalism conference, wrapped up this year’s instalment in Helsinki recently. While the conference itself is exclusive and invite-only, Nieman Lab has compiled a list of videos from some of its talks—many of which focus on the future of news in Europe.

Illustration photo by Andy Ciordia, via Flickr.