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Now On J-Source: Sun Media Job Cuts; Summer Job Deadlines; Journalism, Disrupted

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ -


J-News Sun Media to cut 500 jobs, add more paywalls Quebecor has announced Sun Media will cut 500 jobs as part of a restructuring plan to save the company more than $45 million a year in costs. As well, Belinda Alzner reports, more paywalls will be coming to major Sun Media publications before the end of the year. Link to article

Findings Journalism, disrupted If journalists can't make the business case for journalism, then who will?  Belinda Alzner talks with Canadian Nieman Fellow David Skok about his research on disruption and innovation in journalism with Harvard Business School's Clayton Christensen, which gives journalists and news managers a new way to look at the challenges facing the industry. Link to article

Jobs and Internships Upcoming journalism job/internship program deadlines Application deadlines are looming for a number of job and internship programs at major media organizations across the country. To help you meet your deadlines, Eric Mark Do has rounded up a few. Link to article

Ideas How I got the story: CAJ award-winner Andrew Stobo Sniderman on residential schools Andrew Stobo Sniderman explains how, on a whim, he ended up bearing witness to stories of pain and suffering of First Nations peoples who survived Canada's residential schools. Link to article

Findings Canadian journalists, BlackBerrys and the crisis in political reporting: An interview with Christopher Waddell How Canadians Communicate IV: Media and Politics, edited by David Taras and Christopher Waddell, assembles essays focused on the various forms of political communication in Canada. In this interview with Lisa Lynch , Waddell explains the book's conclusions about the state of political reporting in Canada. Link to article



» From the Joseph Howe Symposium: The importance of trust and transparency in online journalism » Toronto Star launches digital longform journalism program » CBC Ombudsman decision notes 'growing pain' of multimedia journalism, concern about use of anonymous statements » Create and share audio clips the free and easy way » Carleton University seeking assistant professor (communication and health) for tenure-track position » Carleton University looking for Canada Research Chair in Communication Studies » Laurier Brantford hiring journalism instructor for Winter 2013 class (reporting, radio emphasis) » Liveblog: New media and the public sphere conference in Copenhagen » Thomas McKee dies at 76 after lengthy illness J-Source and ProjetJ are projects of The Canadian Journalism Foundation in collaboration with leading journalism schools and organizations.

CJF J-Talk: Keeping You on the Tube: The Mission of Broadcast News on November 22 is sold out but you can join our waitlist or follow the J-Source liveblog or livestream, as senior broadcast executives discuss how best to deliver quality journalism while keeping ever-fragmenting audiences.

SOURCE Canadian Journalism Foundation

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