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Jon Tattrie is a successful freelance journalist in Halifax.

The secret to being a full-time freelance journalist

Jon Tattrie has it – and he’s letting us in

Jan 25, 2016

Sarah Rae

Transgender in the news

Media coverage of transgender people has improved, but still has a long way to go

Jan 22, 2016

Sandy Smith looks on as Don Connolly enjoys his usual breakfast in the studio.

Don Connolly, Nova Scotia’s morning man

Information Morning host chats his way into Nova Scotians’ homes and hearts

Jan 20, 2016

“As a journalist, you want an issue to be clear and accurate,” says Bev Ware, Nova Scotia Power spokesperson and former Chronicle Herald reporter, “and as a communications officer you want the customers to understand what is happening.”

The other side of the scrum

When journalists venture into public relations

Jan 18, 2016

The next step in the evolution of news: Chat apps

Popular messaging platforms no longer just for sexting and selfies

Jan 15, 2016

Some organizations like RISC, offer freelancers the training and equipment they need for work overseas such as the flak jacket pictured in this staged photo.

(Staged photo)Freelancers on the frontlines

Whose job is to keep them safe from harm?

Jan 13, 2016

Journalism: Truth or Dare

J-schools have been called upon by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to teach aboriginal history – so are they stepping up?

Jan 11, 2016

Investigating what’s going right

Journalists are looking beyond problems to pinpoint solutions

Jan 8, 2016

Vaughan, 6, flips through the TV guide for programmes of interest to him.

No news is bad news for kids

Children in Europe watch TV news made for them. Not so in Canada.

Jan 5, 2016

A young journalist doing an interview at the University of King’s College.

Teaching the next journalists

Journalism schools search for ways to better prepare students

Dec 21, 2015