Now on J-Source: OpenFile update; Canadian coverage of U.S. election; Tips for getting data via FOI/ATI

Nov 07, 2012, 17:27 ET from News - Media

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2012 /CNW/ -


The Business of Journalism
OpenFile accounts frozen, freelancers still unpaid
Kelly Toughill talks with OpenFile CEO Wilf Dinnick about what has happened since the online start-up ceased publication nearly six weeks ago, the lessons he has learned and the new partnerships he hopes to pursue for OpenFile moving forward.
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Town Hall
Roundup: Canadian coverage of the U.S. election
Last night, Canadian newsrooms fervently covered the U.S. election in which Barack Obama won, beginning his second term as U.S. President. Belinda Alzner compiled these galleries of Canadian media websites last night after Obama's win was called, and what newspaper front pages looked like this morning.
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The delicate art of negotiating for data
It's easier than you think, says Glen McGregor. In this piece for Media magazine, McGregor explains how to make effective access to information and freedom of information requests, the steps to successfully negotiating with coordinators, and why IT people may be your saving grace when asking for data from governments.
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Field Notes
Developing citizen media in developing countries: Should Canada help?
What does a changing communications landscape and innovation in communication technology mean for media development in developing countries? Nicholas Benequista explains how he will find out.
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J-Schools and Programs
Photos: Inside the new home of Carleton's journalism school
Carleton University's School of Journalism and Communication is settling into a new home this fall after moving out of St. Pat's — the building it called home for more than 25 years. Mary McGuire gives us a peek inside the school's new digs.
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» Radio-Canada's Enquête wins CJFE's Tara Singh Hayer Award
» University of King's College hiring an assistant professor for multimedia journalism
» Kathleen Petty returns to CBC airwaves as interim host of Ontario Today
» Susan Riley pens final regular column for The Ottawa Citizen
» Mikhail Gorbachev's day guest-editing the Winnipeg Free Press
» Student news recognized by Canadian Online Publishing Awards

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