Welcome!

Cognitive Computing Authors: Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Zakia Bouachraoui

News Feed Item

Now on J-Source: J-Source Newsperson of the Year; Re-examining editorial-business relationships; Why local newspapers can still thrive

TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW/ -

FEATURES

Nominations open for the 2012 J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year Award
Once a year we shine a light on journalists who make all of us proud: who demonstrate excellence, integrity and innovation. As editor-in-chief Janice Neil explains, the J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year award will honour a Canadian individual who has demonstrated innovation or served as an inspiration to working journalists, educators, and/or audiences and the Canadian public. 
Make your nomination today.

Town Hall
The future of community news is in capturing the local
Despite Sun Media shutting down a number of its weekly titles recently, community news experts and editors aren't buying the idea that print is dead. As Ryan Mallough reports, there may be a number of reasons that print revenues are falling, but a focus on local news isn't one of them.
Link to article

Town Hall
Why shouldn't newsrooms work with the marketing department?
No journalist would ever suggest that commercial interests should override editorial independence. But as The Canadian Press editor-in-chief Scott White explains, some editorial managers are saying the time has come to reinvent and re-examine everything - including knocking some holes in the metaphorical wall between those who produce content and those who sell it.
Link to article

The Business of Journalism
Can niche markets sustain online-only publications? The case in local business news
Oft-lamented is the fact that despite gains in digital ad revenue, a sustainable business model for online news in traditional media has not yet been found. But does this mean the same is true in niche publications? Eric Mark Do reports on Torstar's two new online-only local business news sites that seem to be attempting to follow in the path of one of Canada's rare profitable digital news operations: AllNovaScotia.com.
Link to article

People
Grilling the Guest - Laurier LaPierre and the Hot Seat Interview
Laurier LaPierre, who died Monday at the age of 83, was a pioneer in modern television broadcasting. As Cecil Rosner explains, his flamboyant style was designed to engage and provoke, but ultimately to hold powerful people to account.
Link to article

J-News
J-Source and ProjetJ transition begins with call for potential new contributors
The Canadian Journalism Project is looking to potential new contributors, a new funding model and new editorial structures beginning at the end of 2013. Belinda Alzner explains what this means for our publication and what roles a transition team is looking to fill as the Project moves into the next phase.
Link to article

Students' Lounge
A look inside the Ryerson Review of Journalism's 30th anniversary issue
Stephanie Maris is the editor of the Winter 2013 issue of the Ryerson Review of Journalism. Here, she talks about what it was like heading the masthead of an esteemed student-published journalism magazine, what we can look forward to in the upcoming issue, and how the RRJ is celebrating its 30th anniversary.
Link to article

EVENTS CALENDAR

IN THE NEWS

» Google Journalism Fellowship Applications Now Open
» Global News Online hiring community manager, senior producers and a senior web coordinator
» Laurier LaPierre, former broadcaster and senator, dies at 83
» The role of satire—and CBC's This is That—in a post-humorous world
» 36th annual National Magazine Awards call for entries
» Canadian Geographic acting editor Dan Rubinstein leaving magazine
» Lindsey Wiebe to join Maclean's as associate web editor

J-Source and ProjetJ are projects of The Canadian Journalism Foundation in collaboration with leading journalism schools and organizations.

CJF News: Early-career photojournalists looking to gain national exposure can apply to the Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award. The winner will get a chance to work at The Canadian Press head office in Toronto. View the criteria, read about the experience from last year's recipient Michelle Siu and view her photos. Deadline is January 7, 2013.

CJF News: Get your early bird tickets for the 16th Annual Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards at the Fairmont Royal York on June 13. Join host Amanda Lang, senior business correspondent for CBC News and co-anchor of The Lang and O'Leary Exchange, in celebrating journalistic excellence. Sponsorship opportunities also available.

SOURCE Canadian Journalism Foundation

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that ICOHOLDER named "Media Sponsor" of Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO. ICOHOLDER gives detailed information and help the community to invest in the trusty projects. Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO has opened its Call for Papers. The two-day event will present 20 top Blockchain experts. All speaking inquiries which covers the following information can be submitted by email to [email protected] Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPOalso offers sp...
DXWordEXPO New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City and will bring together Cloud Computing, FinTech and Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, AI, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time t...
Headquartered in Plainsboro, NJ, Synametrics Technologies has provided IT professionals and computer systems developers since 1997. Based on the success of their initial product offerings (WinSQL and DeltaCopy), the company continues to create and hone innovative products that help its customers get more from their computer applications, databases and infrastructure. To date, over one million users around the world have chosen Synametrics solutions to help power their accelerated business or per...
Charles Araujo is an industry analyst, internationally recognized authority on the Digital Enterprise and author of The Quantum Age of IT: Why Everything You Know About IT is About to Change. As Principal Analyst with Intellyx, he writes, speaks and advises organizations on how to navigate through this time of disruption. He is also the founder of The Institute for Digital Transformation and a sought after keynote speaker. He has been a regular contributor to both InformationWeek and CIO Insight...
When talking IoT we often focus on the devices, the sensors, the hardware itself. The new smart appliances, the new smart or self-driving cars (which are amalgamations of many ‘things'). When we are looking at the world of IoT, we should take a step back, look at the big picture. What value are these devices providing. IoT is not about the devices, its about the data consumed and generated. The devices are tools, mechanisms, conduits. This paper discusses the considerations when dealing with the...
Machine learning has taken residence at our cities' cores and now we can finally have "smart cities." Cities are a collection of buildings made to provide the structure and safety necessary for people to function, create and survive. Buildings are a pool of ever-changing performance data from large automated systems such as heating and cooling to the people that live and work within them. Through machine learning, buildings can optimize performance, reduce costs, and improve occupant comfort by ...
Digital Transformation is much more than a buzzword. The radical shift to digital mechanisms for almost every process is evident across all industries and verticals. This is often especially true in financial services, where the legacy environment is many times unable to keep up with the rapidly shifting demands of the consumer. The constant pressure to provide complete, omnichannel delivery of customer-facing solutions to meet both regulatory and customer demands is putting enormous pressure on...
Bill Schmarzo, Tech Chair of "Big Data | Analytics" of upcoming CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York (November 12-13, 2018, New York City) today announced the outline and schedule of the track. "The track has been designed in experience/degree order," said Schmarzo. "So, that folks who attend the entire track can leave the conference with some of the skills necessary to get their work done when they get back to their offices. It actually ties back to some work that I'm doing at the University of San...
CloudEXPO New York 2018, colocated with DXWorldEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City and will bring together Cloud Computing, FinTech and Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, AI, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location.