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The White House must give the press equal treatment

In response to the White House's decision to exclude certain news organizations from an informal news briefing last week, the Canadian Association of Journalists is publishing an open letter, which you can read in its entirety below. RE: The White House’s relationship with the press corps Th...

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Check out the latest Media Mag!

You might remember our New Year's message to members vowed to fight for and celebrate journalism in 2017. Well, we're going to start with a little bit of celebration. The CAJ presents its latest awards edition of Media Magazine, edited by the diligent David McKie, an investigative reporter ...

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Let’s fight for—and celebrate—journalism in 2017

Dear CAJ Supporters, As our social feeds are inundated with friends and family bidding good riddance to 2016, we can’t forget that our hard work on behalf of journalists is constant, and doesn’t pay attention to calendars turning over into new years. There will be fights—and victo...

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Call for entries for the 2016 CAJ Awards

It’s with pleasure that the Canadian Association of Journalists invites entries for its annual awards program — which includes Canada’s top investigative award, the Don McGillivray Award. The application deadline for the CAJ Awards is Jan. 13, 2017. The deadline for the CAJ / CNW...

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Welcome to the new CAJ.ca!

Dear CAJ members As our previous membership management software and website were not meeting organizational needs or allowing us to provide the kind of service CAJ members expect and deserve, we have decided to migrate our membership management and website to a different company. After a rigo...

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Edmonton journalist selected for Aboriginal Investigative Journalism Fellowship

Nov. 24, 2016, WINNIPEG – The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) are pleased to announce Edmonton journalist John W. Murray has been selected for the inaugural Aboriginal Investigative Journalism Fellowship. Murray, a Mi'gmaq citizen of ...

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Mass surveillance harms the public interest: report

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - As it becomes clear that police forces in Canada are actively spying on journalists, and damaging freedom of the press in the process, a new report confirms that writers across Canada are so concerned about mass surveillance that some...

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CAJ Award categories

  The Canadian Association of Journalists recognizes Canada’s best journalism in the following categories. If you have any questions about the awards, please contact the CAJ awards committee. To go to the entry page, visit www.caj.ca/enterawards. For the rules of entry a...

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CAJ Awards – rules of entry and other important information

Entry procedures: Entries must have been first published or broadcast in either official language by a Canadian-based media outlet within the previous calendar year. Entries welcomed from journalists working outside of Canada, provided the location of first broadcast / publication originated within...

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Montreal police were wrong to spy on a La Presse journalist

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2016 — When Montreal police brazenly surveilled La Presse columnist Patrick Lagacé's cell phone, they instantly damaged press freedom in that city and across Canada, said the Canadian Association of Journalists. La Presse revealed on O...

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