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10 Sep

CJFE to honour AP reporter Kathy Gannon with Tara Singh Hayer Award

<p><img align="left" alt="" class="imagecache-thumbnail inline-image" hspace="10" src="http://j-source.ca/sites/www.j-source.ca/files/imagecache/thumbnail/images/kathy_gannon_590_4.jpg" title="" /><strong>By Grant Buckler</strong></p>

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10 Sep

Toronto Star Master Glass: Low angle finder

<p>In the newsgathering business, photographers must shoot in all types of lighting conditions, and often have only moments to capture the best possible shot. It requires skill and experience and knowing photography and lenses like the back of your hand. In this “Master Glass” series, <em>Toronto Star</em> photographers reveal how they do it: the settings, the angles, the lenses, the approach.</p><p>Here, Steve Russell shares how he gets those dramatic low angle photos, without planting his face on the ground to see the viewer.</p>

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3 Sep

Colin Horgan joins federal Liberals as a speech writer

<p><img align="left" alt="" class="imagecache-thumbnail inline-image" hspace="10" src="http://j-source.ca/sites/www.j-source.ca/files/imagecache/thumbnail/images/Colin Horgan_0.JPG" title="" /> <strong>By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor</strong></p><p>Colin Horgan, a former Parliament Hill reporter, is joining the federal Liberals as a speech writer.</p>

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3 Sep

Transcontinental shuts down 20 weeklies, lays off 80 employees

<p><strong>By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor </strong></p><p>Transcontinental is <a href="http://tctranscontinental.com/en/-/transcontinental-inc-announces-the-results-of-the-sale-process-of-the-weekly-newspapers-in-quebec-designated-by-the-competition-bureau" target="_blank" rel="noopener">shutting down</a> 20 weekly newspapers in Quebec and laying off 80 employees.</p>

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3 Sep

Toronto Star Master Glass: Favourite equipments

<p>In the newsgathering business, photographers must shoot in all types of lighting conditions, and often have only moments to capture the best possible shot. It requires skill and experience and knowing photography and lenses like the back of your hand. In this “Master Glass” series, <em>Toronto Star</em> photographers reveal how they do it: the settings, the angles, the lenses, the approach.</p><p>Here, members of <em>Toronto Star</em>'s photo department share the one thing from their photo kit they can't do without.</p>

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2 Sep

Richard Kanee named CBC head of digital

<p><img align="left" alt="" class="imagecache-thumbnail inline-image" hspace="10" src="http://j-source.ca/sites/www.j-source.ca/files/imagecache/thumbnail/images/Richard Kanee_0.JPG" title="" /> <strong>By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor</strong></p><p>Richard Kanee is the CBC’s new head of digital for English Services.</p>

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2 Sep

Globe public editor: Why Rob Ford makes balanced coverage difficult

<p><img align="left" alt="" class="imagecache-thumbnail inline-image" hspace="10" src="http://j-source.ca/sites/www.j-source.ca/files/imagecache/thumbnail/images/Sylvia Stead_30.JPG" title="" /> <strong>By Sylvia Stead, public editor of <em>The Globe and Mail</em></strong></p>

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29 Aug

Allison Jones, Maria Babbage swap beats at The Canadian Press

<p><img align="left" alt="" class="imagecache-thumbnail inline-image" hspace="10" src="http://j-source.ca/sites/www.j-source.ca/files/imagecache/thumbnail/images/Allison Jones.JPG" title="" /><img align="right" alt="" class="imagecache-thumbnail inline-image" hspace="10" src="http://j-source.ca/sites/www.j-source.ca/files/imagecache/thumbnail/images/Maria Babbage.JPG" title="" /> <em>Left: Allison Jones, Right: Maria Babbage</em></p><p><strong>By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor</strong></p>

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27 Aug

Mike De Souza joins Reuters

<p><img align="left" alt="" class="imagecache-thumbnail inline-image" hspace="10" src="http://j-source.ca/sites/www.j-source.ca/files/imagecache/thumbnail/images/Mike De Souza_0.JPG" title="" /> <strong>By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor</strong></p><p>Mike De Souza will join Reuters in January as the investigative resources correspondent in Canada.</p><p>De Souza was one of five staff let go by Postmedia Network when it shut down its newswire’s parliamentary bureau earlier this year and merged the remaining staff with the political desk at the <em>Ottawa Citizen</em>.</p>

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26 Aug

Tessa Sproule to launch contrarian site Vubble

<p><img align="left" alt="" class="imagecache-thumbnail inline-image" hspace="10" src="http://j-source.ca/sites/www.j-source.ca/files/imagecache/thumbnail/images/Tessa Sproule_2.JPG" title="" /><strong>By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor</strong></p><p>Tessa Sproule, the former director of digital at CBC, is launching a new site.</p>

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