Now on J-Source: SHORTLIST: Newsperson of the Year; The Toronto Star’s new website; Decline of copy editors
TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2013 /CNW/ -
Announcing the J-Source Newsperson of the Year Shortlist
Innovators, political shakers, and agenda-setters: We’ve gone from 28
nominees to five. Check out the shortlisted candidates for the J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year Award.
Chronicle Herald restaurant reviewer request raises controversy
By David Swick
Journalism controversies rarely involve a newspaper restaurant reviewer.
But then not many restaurant reviewers call up restaurants and request
Copy editors laid off more than other newsroom staffers
By Natascia Lypny
Newspapers looking to “cut fat” from their newsrooms often turn to
laying off those who don’t produce content–such as copy editors. But
can newspapers’ credibility afford the cut?.
Toronto Star digital editor John Ferri on thestar.com’s new look
By Belinda Alzner
Last week, the Toronto Star unveiled a vastly redesigned website and new
mobile site. Here, John Ferri talks about the new design, what content
management system they’re using and how they hope the new designs will
improve user experience and journalists’ workflows.
Making room for innovation: CJF J-Talk on disruption in journalism
By Eric Mark Do
When it comes to innovation, what’s next for news organizations in terms
of content, strategy and advertising? Michael De Monte (ScribbleLive),
Zach Seward (Quartz) and David Skok (Nieman Fellow, GlobalNews.ca)
delve into this during a CJF J-Talk with moderator Marissa Nelson
Job posting: Associate Editor, The Canadian Journalism Project
If you like talking, reading and writing about journalism, this job
might be for you. Details within. Application deadline Feb. 8, 6:00 p.m.
IN THE NEWS
-- Digital First Media live chat with Homicide Watch's Laura and Chris Amico -- Are ebooks the new journalism frontier? -- ATI system in crisis: CJFE -- RECAP: CJF J-Talk on media innovation
-- Feb. 23: The Supreme Challenge: Covering the Country's Top Court, ON -- Feb. 28: CJF J-Talk: Save the Date, ON -- Mar. 6: CFP: NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong, ON -- Mar. 7: The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power -- Andrew Chadwick, ON -- Mar. 7-8: CFP: [Re]Visions: Protest and Resistance, ON
J-Source and ProjetJ are projects of The Canadian Journalism Foundation in collaboration with leading journalism schools and organizations.
CJF News: Join us at the February 28 J-Talk The Twitter Effect: Is Journalism Still Able to Get it Right?
Purchase Andy Carvin’s book Distant Witness at a discounted rate with purchase of your ticket. The J-Source Newsperson of the Year Award winner will also be announced. Book your seat now.
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