Now on J-Source: Your Newsperson nominees; Making Sun News Network a must-carry; Freelancers and paywalls

Jan 24, 2013, 13:19 ET from Canadian Journalism Foundation

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ -


Your nominees for the J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year award
We called for nominees and you answered, giving us a list of 28 people from across the country that you deemed worthy of the J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year award. Check out this roundup of Canadian journalism that you nominated.

Should Sun News Network be a must-carry?
By Justin Ling
Sun News Network has applied to the CRTC for mandatory carriage on basic cable as it announced it expects to run a $17-million loss in 2012. Does the network still have some growing up to do? Yes. But Justin Ling says it can't do that unless we give it a chance.

On research, exposure and rates: The effect of paywalls on freelancers
By Alexandra Posadzki
It's undeniable that paywalls could provide an important new revenue stream for cash-strapped media outlets, but  they also pose unique challenges—and perhaps some hidden opportunity—for freelance reporters.

Finding a way forward for Canadian press accountability
By Belinda Alzner
With the provincial structure of press councils perhaps soon becoming a thing of the past, what is the way forward for press accountability?

Clean up your copy: 15 common writing errors
By Jaclyn Law
This crash course in copy editing will help you identify common problems in your writing, power up your prose and find solutions for copy conundrums.



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