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13 Dec

Gannett modernizing local newsrooms for 24-hour news world

Gannett newspapers are revamping their local newsrooms to accommodate a 24-hour news cycle in which reporters will file text, sound, and video to varioius media platforms including paper, the web […]

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13 Dec

Middle East news station to broadcast in English

The Canadian Journalist blogs on Al-Jazeera’s launch of a new English-language channel scheduled for Nov.15, and the CRTC’s history with the network. Al-Jazeera is an all-news satellite TV station based […]

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13 Dec

Bad financial news can be good news for journalism

Jack Shafer argues in a Slate.com column that recent bad financial news at newspapers does not have to mean bad news for journalism. Shafer calls for newspapers to drop their […]

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13 Dec

New study says newsroom investment pays off

Reuters journalist, Robert MacMillan reports that a recent U.S. study shows that newspapers executives who have invested more money in editorial have made more money in the long term. MacMillan […]

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13 Dec

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 […]

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13 Dec

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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13 Dec

Journalists who retell violence relive trauma, too

Is there a “culture of silence” about how covering crime, war, and accidents impacts journalists? What does it take to make mainstream media pay attention to violence in far-off places? […]

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13 Dec

Journalism and communications scholar dies

Canada’s journalism and communications academic community has lost a distinguished scholar. Paul Attallah, a former associate director of Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication, has died. Attallah, 54, served […]

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13 Dec

J-schools more vital than ever

ByRobert Washburn There is a generation of journalists who love to regale j-school students with stories about working their way up the ladder without any formal journalism training. The tales […]

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13 Dec

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 […]

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