Category : Journalism

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Written on May, 19, 2017 by in , , | Leave a comment

Source: newsguild.org This is my job. This is what I’m supposed to do.’ May 10, 2017 – “The NewsGuild-CWA condemns the arrest of radio reporter Dan Heyman on May 9, 2017,” said President Bernie Lunzer. “This is a chilling attack on the right to report. Every journalist across the country should take notice.” The arrest is part of a pattern of …

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DEBORAH RICHMOND | CWA Canada Web Editor There aren’t many unions that would spend time and money to take up the cause of non-members who haven’t been paid for their work. But that’s exactly what the Canadian Media Guild / CWA Canada is doing. Don Genova, president of the CMG Freelance branch for more than 15 years, is the champion of more than a …

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Source: thestar.com Click here to read the entire story Canadian media are facing a “crisis” as market forces shrink newsrooms, leaving fewer journalists to report the news vital to a vibrant democracy, Torstar chair tells MPs. OTTAWA—Canadian media are facing a “crisis” as market forces shrink newsrooms, leaving fewer journalists to report the news vital to a vibrant democracy, the chair …

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Email offers ‘full time contracts of up to four months,’ work from home without bylines   Source:cbc.ca Please click here to read story

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Written on Dec, 12, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Source: http://j-source.ca By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor The news director of two BC radio stations has resigned over allegations that management asked staff—including editorial staff—to participate in a voluntary one day ad-sales blitz. Sean Eckford was the news director at Coast FM, in Nanaimo and Sechelt, for nine years, and Juice FM, in Duncan, for about a year and half. …

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Written on Nov, 05, 2015 by in , | Leave a comment

Source: timescoloinst.com We usually run columns by Jack Knox — such as the great one on Thursday’s front page — but we don’t often write about Jack Knox. Today, we are making an exception. Knox was named British Columbia’s commentator of the year at the annual Jack Webster awards dinner in Vancouver on Wednesday night. – See more at: timesclonist.com

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Written on Aug, 11, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Source: cjr.org Markus Beckedahl, the editor-in-chief and founder of Netzpolitik,org, working at a computer at the website’s office in Berlin, Germany, after an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, August 5, 2015. (Photo: AP) Most people in the United States have probably never heard of the popular German news site Netzpolitik.org until this month. But it has been in the news …

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Written on Jul, 25, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Source:poynter.org I recently spent three days with a collection of media professionals who had come together to focus on the topic of ‘restorative narrative’. The gathering was sponsored by Images and Voices of Hope an organization promoting the concept of restorative narrative as a more complete way for journalists and others in the storytelling business to tell the tales of individuals and …

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Written on May, 26, 2015 by in , | Leave a comment

Source: poynter.org by Reporters Committee for Freedom of the PressPublished May 19, 2015 10:58 amUpdated May 19, 2015 11:13 am This is another in a series of articles by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press covering legal issues that affect journalists. RCFP’s First Look Media Technology Fellow Jenn Henrichsen wrote this article.   read entire story here Threatening journalists over their reporting is not a new …

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