— Julia Stewart-Page (@JuliaBPage) March 24, 2018
News about news
- The Canadian Association of Journalists has announced its award finalists. The Globe has 6 nominations, CBC 17, APTN 8, Ottawa Citizen 3, Maclean’s 3. Two are from Quebec:
- Nicolas Mesly and Hugo Jolion-David of HuffPost Quebec for Quand l’agriculture tue in the online media category
- Shrinkhala Dawadi and Julia Dick of the McGill Tribune for ‘It doesn’t matter because it didn’t happen on campus’ in the student excellence category
- A survey shows Quebecers have more trust in the media than they did a year ago
- Broadcast Dialogue’s podcast interviews Corus executive Troy Reeb, who’s in charge of news, radio and local stations. He talks frankly about the kind of stuff Global News has been doing lately — the need to rethink TV news stories (get rid of B-roll and make stories shorter), rebroadcasting TV newscasts on the radio (he says the newscasts were rewritten with that in mind), and opening new bureaus in cities they didn’t serve before (Ottawa, Kitchener, Guelph and Barrie).
- Le Devoir looks at Rad, the journalism laboratory at Radio-Canada.
- NBC is reactivating the @BreakingNews Twitter account, which has been dormant for more than a year despite having 9 million followers.
- India is not a safe place for journalists.