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CAJ LAUNCHES 2020 CANADIAN NEWSROOM DIVERSITY SURVEY

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 Canadian Newsroom Diversity Survey—Canada’s first representative survey of diversity in media.  The survey comes following three years of consultations with experts in survey design and medi...

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LANCEMENT DU SONDAGE 2020 SUR LA DIVERSITÉ DANS LES SALLES DE RÉDACTION CANADIENNES

L'Association canadienne des journalistes (ACJ) est heureuse d'annoncer le lancement du sondage 2020 sur la diversité dans les salles de rédaction canadiennes – le premier sondage représentatif sur la diversité dans les médias.  Ce sondage vient après troi...

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CAJ OTTAWA: FOI WORKSHOP WITH TOM CARDOSO

Join the Canadian Association of Journalists' Ottawa chapter to learn how to improve your use of the federal Access to Information Act. Tom Cardoso is a Toronto-based crime and justice reporter and data journalist for The Globe and Mail who specializes in finding stories in large datasets. I...

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ACCESS TO INFORMATION CRISIS LEAVES JOURNALISTS, CANADIANS IN THE DARK AMID COVID-19 SECOND WAVE

HALIFAX, TORONTO—As the COVID-19 pandemic’s second-wave continues to sweep across much of the country, the federal government has maintained a very cavalier approach to meeting its legal obligations under Canada’s Access to Information Act.  According to a 21 October report i...

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THREE YOUNG JOURNALIST RECEIVE THE 2020 EU-CANADA JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP

OTTAWA – The Delegation of the European Union to Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) are delighted to announce the three winners of the 2020 EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship.  The three laureates will participate in a week-long study tour of European Union insti...

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ANNONCE DES LAURÉATS DE L'ÉDITION 2020 DU PRIX UE-CANADA POUR JEUNES JOURNALISTES

OTTAWA – La Délégation de l'Union européenne au Canada et l'Association canadienne des journalistes (ACJ) sont contents d'annoncer les trois lauréats de l'édition 2020 Prix UE-Canada pour Jeunes Journalistes.  Les trois lauréats participeront à un voyag...

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US VISA CHANGES THREATEN JOURNALISTIC FREEDOM: JOINT STATEMENT

A proposal to change the way the US manages visas for foreign journalists threatens to seriously jeopardise the exercise of journalistic freedom. We, the undersigned, urge the Department of Homeland Security to drop this proposal.   The “I visa” is required for all foreign jou...

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FIVE JOURNALISTS LEAD THE CAJ OTTAWA CHAPTER

The CAJ is thrilled to welcome a new roster of journalists to the National Capital Region leadership for the 2020-2021 term: Zi-Ann Lum (Huffington Post) - President Dylan Robertson (Winnipeg Free Press)- Vice-president Anja Karadeglija (The Wire Report) - Chapter representative Murad Hemmadi ...

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PATHWAYS TO PROSPERITY: A VIRTUAL MENTORSHIP EVENT

An evening for journalists to ask questions and learn from four of this year's CAJ mentors. Featuring: ADRIAN HAREWOOD, co-anchor of CBC News OttawaANDREE LAU, managing editor of digital news for CBCEMMA GILCHRIST, editor-in-chief and executive director of The NarwhalMIKE DE SOUZA, managing edit...

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CAJ CONDEMNS WINNIPEG POLICE INTERFERENCE WITH REPORTER

On Oct. 7, 2020 Winnipeg Police Service officer Const. Rob Carver, a member of the public information office, interfered with a journalist’s ability to report after police shot a man. Winnipeg Free Press reporter Ryan Thorpe was in the process of procuring a video from a bystander to the shoo...

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