Category : Journalism

Source: timescolonist.com Three Times Colonist reporters are finalists for two Jack Webster Awards, which recognize excellence in B.C. journalism. Katie DeRosa is nominated in the feature/enterprise reporting category for a story about a man living in a shed. The story highlighted the revolving door of the criminal justice system. Louise Dickson and Lindsay Kines are vying for the legal journalism award …

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  Source: newsguild.org/mediaguild Sept. 6, 2017 – Charges have been dropped against radio reporter Dan Heyman, who was arrested May 9 after he persisted in asking questions of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in a hallway at the West Virginia capitol. “The State has determined, after a careful review of the facts, that Mr. Heyman’s conduct, while it may …

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Source: poynter.org Two decades ago, I wrote a critical essay titled “Goodbye Copy Desks, Hello Trouble.”What prompted that Newspaper Research Journal piece was a brief experiment in eliminating free-standing copy desks – an approach taken in the mid-’90s by a few regional newspapers. Those papers thought that moving copy editors onto reporting or production teams would solve some long-standing problems and, …

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Source:newsguild.org Members of the NewsGuild-CWA marked World Press Freedom Day on May 3 by launching a campaign to protect the Right to Report. The union is asking all those who treasure freedom of the press to sign a petition and join the fight to protect this cherished right. Press Freedom Day has special significance for Americans this year, because of …

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This is my job. This is what I’m supposed to do.’ Source http://www.newsguild.org/ Updated May 19, 2017  to include letters of protest. 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 …

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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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