Canadian journalists battle for access to federal data

CAJ urges Ottawa to reverse decision on information database OTTAWA, May 5 /CNW/ – The Canadian Association of Journalists is deeply concerned by an ongoing pattern of shutting off access to information by the federal government. The Tories’ recent decision to end updates to the federal government registry that tracked access to information requests means […]

Visiting prof opening at UBC journalism school in Vancouver

We run a visiting professor scheme at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism and the deadline for applications is fast approaching. The aim of the scheme is to bring in professional journalists who are interested in coming to Vancouver to work with the students and teach a course in their area of specialty. From the school website: The incumbent […]

Top tips on how to survive journalism school

With students across Canada starting out on journalism programs at university, J-Source has put together a handy lists of survival tips for the j-schoolers. The first one is particularly salient – don’t get freaked out by your marks. Students tend to find it hard to switch from academic writing to story-telling, often grappling with language and focus. […]