Now on J-Source: 'Take your journalism back'; Kamal Al-Solaylee tells his own story; When journos go to the 'dark side'

TORONTO, June 13, 2012 /CNW/ -

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J-News
Anna Maria Tremonti: 'Take your journalism back'
In this transcript of CBC Radio One The Current's acceptance speech at the Canadian Journalism Foundation 15th annual awards gala, host Anna Maria Tremonti calls journalists to action, urging them to take responsibility for their journalism and to continue to pursue new ideas and stories. The Current is the winner of the 2012 CJF Excellence in Journalism Award in the large/national media category.
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People
Telling your own story: Kamal Al-Solaylee talks Intolerable
Journalists make a career of telling the stories of other people. But what about when it comes time to tell their own? Jeff Fraser describes how Kamal Al-Solaylee coped with this in the writing of his new book Intolerable, a personal memoir that documents his life as a gay man in the Middle East, his distinguished career and how his stories have affected his family.
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Managing Journalists
When the news breaks: Inside Toronto newsrooms
Angelina Irinici explains how two Toronto newsrooms managed their coverage of two big stories last weekend in Union Station flooding and the Eaton Centre shooting, while Huffington Post Canada intern Brian Trinh gives his first-person account of unexpectedly reporting live from the Eaton Centre during the shootings.
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People
Q&A with CJF Lifetime Achievement Award winner Jack Sigvaldason
Jack 'Sig' Sigvaldason is this year's Canadian Journalism Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Belinda Alzner caught up with the Northern News Service publisher to talk about the award, why their online paywalls have worked and how things have changed in northern journalism over the last 40 years.
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Politics
When journalists go to the 'dark side'
Scott Sutherland spent 14 years of his journalism career in a small, hot office with no windows in the basement of the B.C. parliament buildings, close to the old jail cells. His new office, just a few blocks away, has a clear glass wall he can see co-workers through. But, Abby Wiseman explains, for Sutherland to get a little light, he had to go to what many journalists call the "dark side."
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CJF News: The Current won the Excellence in Journalism Award in the large media category at the CJF 15th Annual Awards Gala. View the Gala photo gallery and the multimedia news release.

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