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2014-10-24 16:24:05

TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Why we need to look more critically at Canadian coverage of international news J-Source has launched a new International Reporting Bureau led by Humber College professor Carey French, who outlines the challenges facing Canadian media outlets as they struggle to cover international news against a backdrop of dwindling resources. Education Matters: How to keep your students motivated when the industry is facing a crisis Are there even jobs for j-students after...

2014-10-23 16:26:31

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Poynter, a global leader in journalism, is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to serve on its National Advisory Board (NAB). The new board members bring a breadth of expertise as media executives, digital journalists, academic leaders and award-winning reporters. They will help guide Poynter's strategic direction across all areas, including digital innovation, thought leadership and academic expansion efforts....

2014-10-22 00:21:12

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club mourns the loss of Ben Bradlee, who leaves a legacy of unheralded journalism achievements as editor of The Washington Post. He will be remembered as a leader, a legend in journalism and among the greatest newspaper editors of all time. Our profession has lost an advocate who raised the standards of journalism throughout his career and who will be particularly remembered for all that he and The Washington...

2014-10-21 08:31:18

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Newspaper Publishing Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Publishing is a process that involves the production and distribution of the information. It includes the development, acquisition, copyediting, design, production, and marketing and distribution of content through both physical and electronic media. Newspaper publishing is...

2014-10-03 08:22:37

PHOENIX, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProPublica, Reuters and The Huffington Post won gold, silver and bronze awards, respectively, in the eighth annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120130/DC44180LOGO Named for the renowned investigative team of Don Barlett and Jim Steele, whose numerous awards include two Pulitzer...

2014-09-29 16:23:58

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Foundation today announced the appointment of veteran journalist Sandy Johnson as President & Chief Operating Officer. "The Board of Directors is very excited to begin working with Sandy," said Chairman Heather Dahl. "She has the perfect blend of executive-level management, strategic thinking and experience implementing innovative ideas. Combine these qualities with her deep roots as a journalist; I know...

2014-09-25 12:26:26

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Global plans 24-hour national-local news hybrid service Global's parent company, Shaw Media, has applied to the CRTC for a single coast-to-coast licence with 28 local community feeds. It's never been done before, but if approved, Global News 1 will launch in 2016 and create approximately 100 new jobs for journalists. Associate Editor Tamara Baluja reports. Apology to Don Martin J-Source regrets an error in an article about Martin and his anonymous...

2014-09-25 08:23:39

SHE Founder Elizabeth Scharpf is profiled in Pulitzer Prize winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's latest book; A Path Appears, a study on innovators and social change. NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Path Appears, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof, and Sheryl WuDunn includes a profile of SHE founder Elizabeth Scharpf, (Notre Dame, Fulbright Fellowship, Harvard MBA/MPID), on her journey from business school to rural Rwanda in...

2014-09-23 12:27:06

DENVER, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn recommend supporting Nurse-Family Partnership ® (NFP) in their new book, "A PATH APPEARS: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunities," about making a difference in the world and how to give back effectively. Kristof and WuDunn are the authors of the number one bestseller "Half the Sky," and Kristof is a columnist at The New York Times. In the book, Kristof and WuDunn share...

2014-09-17 08:25:53

Kara Swisher, Industry Gamechanger, to Keynote Two-Day Conference for Freelance Journalists. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kara Swisher, co-CEO and co-Founder of Re/code will keynote the American Society of Journalists and Authors' New Avenues in Journalism conference in San Francisco Oct. 10-11. The two-day conference, targeted to freelance journalists, will discuss the ongoing changes to journalism as an industry and will offer attendees strategies on...


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