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CAJ reaffirms the TRC’s Calls to Action for media

2022-11-17T16:20:56-05:00

With the horrific news that 751 unmarked graves have been found at Marieval Indian Residential School, the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) urges Canadian newsrooms to carefully report on the tragedy without doing further harm to survivors. Please heed the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's calls to action for media. "The media has a role to play in ensuring that public information both for and about Aboriginal peoples reflects their cultural diversity and provides fair and non-discriminatory reporting on Aboriginal issues." (Truth and Reconciliation Commission Final Report, 2015) The TRC created calls to action specifically for the media as "sweeping generalizations [...]

CAJ reaffirms the TRC’s Calls to Action for media2022-11-17T16:20:56-05:00

CAJ condemns Toronto Police’s attempts to stop journalists from scrutinizing their activity at Trinity Bellwoods Park

2022-11-17T14:20:07-05:00

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) condemns the Toronto Police's attempts to obstruct multiple journalists from scrutinizing their activity in a public park today, including the detention of one photojournalist.  Five journalists at the scene told the CAJ that their access to the fenced areas in the park was blocked by police. One freelance photojournalist who was wearing a vest with “news” written on it said he was shoved aside by police while covering the events. The same photojournalist said he was told by police he couldn’t access the area because he wasn’t on “a pre-approved list.” Others told the [...]

CAJ condemns Toronto Police’s attempts to stop journalists from scrutinizing their activity at Trinity Bellwoods Park2022-11-17T14:20:07-05:00
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