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On the record: Is it really informed consent without discussion of consequences?

Panel members: Meredith Levine (CHAIR), Kathy English, Esther Enkin and Julian Sher A release goes out about a major new study linking increased reported cases of depression in young men to online gaming. A newsroom editor assigns a reporter with the command: “Get me a depressed gamer.”...

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CAJ fears for local news in B.C. after Kamloops closure

Jan. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists is disappointed Glacier Media is abandoning its news operations in Kamloops, B.C. The company announced Jan. 6 it had issued a 60-day notice to its employees it would be ceasing operations in Kamloops and closing the Kamloops Daily News. T...

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 CAJ Awards!

OTTAWA, May 4, 2013 / CNW / A fulsome investigation into a former Halifax mayor’s role as executor of a family friend’s estate has taken the Canadian Association of Journalists’ top prize for investigative journalism in 2012. Tim Bousquet, of The Coast in Halifax, N.S., was the re...

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Congratulations to all the 2012 CAJ Awards finalists!

OTTAWA, April 8, 2013 /CNW/ – The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to announce the full list of finalists for its annual awards for outstanding investigative journalism in Canada for 2012. The winning entry in most categories will receive a $500 cash prize. The winners in each c...

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 CAJ Awards!

TORONTO, April 28, 2012 /CNW/ – A reporting team from the Hamilton Spectator has won Canada’s top investigative reporting award for the second year in a row. Steve Buist and Teri Pecoskie won the Canadian Association of Journalists’ Don McGillivray Award for their series titled, &...

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Congratulations to the 2011 CAJ Awards finalists!

OTTAWA, March 29, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to announce all of the finalists for its annual awards for outstanding investigative journalism in Canada for 2011. The winning entry in most categories will receive a $500 cash prize. Th...

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Congratulations to the 2010 CAJ Awards finalists!

OTTAWA, May 1, 2011 /CNW/ – The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to announce the final groups of finalists for its annual awards for outstanding investigative journalism in Canada for 2010. The finalists in the two categories below join finalists in 12 other categories whose acc...

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Guidelines for personal activity online

Report of the Ethics Advisory Committee of The Canadian Association of Journalists February 4, 2011 PANEL MEMBERS | TIM CURRIE, CHAIR; BERT BRUSER, ELLEN VAN WAGENINGEN The Ethics Committee of the CAJ asked its Social Media Panel to propose guidelines for personal activity online. To study this i...

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Journalists seeking public office: What are the ethical issues?

Panel report by Ken Regan (chair), Scott White, and Ivor ShapiroWith research provided by Christine Dobby Approved by the Full Committee on October 27, 2010 If a practising journalist seeks public office, what effect does, can or should that choice have on his or her ability to continue or return ...

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The ethics of unpublishing

Panel report by Kathy English (Chair), Tim Currie, Rod LinkApproved by the Full Committee on October 27, 2010 The Ethics Committee of the CAJ asked the unpublishing panel to propose guidelines for correcting online content and handling public requests to “unpublish” -- a word media orga...

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