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1409, 2022

Le programme de mentorat de l’ACJ jumelle 74 journalistes avec des mentors

By |septembre 14th, 2022|Categories: Non classifié(e), Non classifié(e)|

TORONTO, le 14 septembre 2022/ CNW/ - L'Association canadienne des journalistes (ACJ) est heureuse d'annoncer les 74 candidats retenus pour la sixième ronde de son programme de mentorat. Au cours des prochaines semaines, les mentorés travailleront avec des mentors de partout au pays et sur différents supports et plateformes : radio, télévision, engagement du public, photojournalisme, publications numériques et imprimées. Les mentors avaient la possibilité de sélectionner des mentorés pour [...]

109, 2022

Lettre ouverte au premier ministre Justin Trudeau sur la haine et le harcèlement en ligne envers les journalistes

By |septembre 1st, 2022|Categories: Non classifié(e), Non classifié(e), Plaidoyer|

MISE À JOUR : Veuillez consulter le PDF pour la réponse du premier ministre Justin Trudeau Le 1er septembre 2022 Le très honorable Justin Trudeau, C.P., député Premier ministre du Canada 80, rue Wellington Ottawa (Ontario)  K1A 0T8 Par courriel Monsieur le Premier Ministre, Nous vous écrivons à propos du problème alarmant que posent de plus en plus la haine et le harcèlement en ligne envers les journalistes et le [...]

1208, 2022

CAJ: The RCMP kept an investigative journalist in the dark even after his life was threatened

By |août 12th, 2022|Categories: Plaidoyer, Non classifié(e)|

WINNIPEG, MB, August 12, 2022 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists is disturbed by new information about a neo-Nazi plot to kill a Winnipeg Free Press journalist, and calls on the RCMP to clarify what information it had obtained from U.S. police and what steps it took to investigate the murder plot. In 2019, Ryan Thorpe went undercover to expose Canadian Armed Forces reservist Patrik Mathews as a [...]

1108, 2022

Letter to Ottawa and Toronto Police Chiefs

By |août 11th, 2022|Categories: Plaidoyer, Non classifié(e)|

Dear Interim Ottawa Police Chief Steve Bell and Toronto Police Chief James Ramer, With copies to: David Lametti, Minister of Justice Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety Pablo Rodriquez, Minister of Canadian Heritage Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth Brenda Lucki, Commissioner of the RCMP Doug Downey, Attorney General of Ontario We are writing in relation to several police reports filed in Ottawa and Toronto [...]

2507, 2022

The CAJ announces director roles and responsibilities for 2022-2023 term

By |juillet 25th, 2022|Categories: Non classifié(e)|

OTTAWA, ON, July 25, 2022/ CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce its executive and team roles and responsibilities for the 2022-2023 term. Brent Jolly will continue to serve as the association’s president for the coming year. Fatima Syed, who previously served as the CAJ’s vice-president, will continue in her role as well. Veteran investigative journalist Cecil Rosner also joins the CAJ executive as [...]

1907, 2022

Call for nominations – Extended!

By |juillet 19th, 2022|Categories: Non classifié(e)|

The CAJ board of directors has extended the deadline for nominations of our open board positions. The new deadline is Wednesday, August 3, at 5:00 p.m. (ET). Do you want to help improve Canadian journalism? If so, join us! The CAJ board of directors is in need of representatives in Saskatchewan, Quebec and Toronto. We’re looking for people who are passionate about journalism and want to help our organization [...]

1207, 2022

It’s back! The CAJ announces launch of Summer 2022 mentorship program.

By |juillet 12th, 2022|Categories: Non classifié(e), Mentorship|

TORONTO, ON., July 12, 2022/CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce the launch of the Summer 2022 edition of its popular mentorship program. Twenty-eight top Canadian journalists working in radio, television, digital, and print publications from across the country have stepped up to donate their time to mentor early - and mid-career CAJ members. “Our mentorship program has demonstrated strength and unity in the [...]

1107, 2022

199 Newsrooms Commit to Filling out the Canadian Newsroom Diversity Survey

By |juillet 11th, 2022|Categories: Plaidoyer, Non classifié(e)|

July 11, 2022- The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce that 199 media outlets have committed to participating in the 2022 Canadian Newsroom Diversity Survey, a landmark annual snapshot of the country’s media demographics. The survey measures the race and gender of journalists working in newsrooms nationwide. Last year, the CAJ collected data on 3,873 journalists working at 209 media outlets. So far this year, 143 [...]

606, 2022

Congratulations to the 2021 CAJ Awards Recipients!

By |juin 6th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Non classifié(e)|

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 CAJ Awards for outstanding investigative journalism, awarded on May 28, 2022. This included presenting the McGillivray Award, recognizing the program’s best investigative journalism, to APTN News’ Brittany Guyot and Kathleen Martens. The team’s Surviving Day Schools entry used freedom-of-information and other investigative techniques to confirm that Indian Day Schools have also seen student deaths echoing [...]

2805, 2022

CAJ recognizes Canadian lawyers who vigorously defend media freedoms with 2021 Charles Bury Award

By |mai 28th, 2022|Categories: Plaidoyer, Awards, Non classifié(e)|

MONTREAL, May 28, 2022 - The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) has awarded the prestigious Charles Bury Award to the legends of Canadian lawyers who have generously provided pro-bono legal services to help uphold journalists’ rights to report on matters of significant public interest. “Over the past four decades, there have been dozens and dozens of lawyers who have answered late-night calls from CAJ presidents, who’ve gone above and [...]

2305, 2022

Aastha Sethi wins Investintech – CAJ Data Journalism Scholarship

By |mai 23rd, 2022|Categories: Awards, Non classifié(e)|

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce that Aastha Sethi, a journalism student at the University of British Columbia, is this year’s winner of the CAJ-Investintech Data Journalism Scholarship. More information about Aastha and her award can be found on the investintech.com website. The CAJ thanks all applicants for taking the time to submit to this year’s scholarship and encourages it’s student members to consider applying [...]

2305, 2022

Announcing the Summer 2022 CAJ Post-Secondary Student Interns

By |mai 23rd, 2022|Categories: Non classifié(e), Mentorship|

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to welcome Tamanna Khan and Mark Colley to the team. Both will work with the CAJ as post-secondary student interns for the summer semester. SInce joining the CAJ earlier this month, Khan and Colley have been busy,  helping produce engaging promotional materials for the CAJ’s upcoming national conference and awards gala. After the conference, they will be providing support with the [...]

1104, 2022

CAJ offers free membership to Afghan journalists

By |avril 11th, 2022|Categories: Plaidoyer, Non classifié(e)|

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) will be offering free membership for a period of up to three years to any Afghan journalist who left Afghanistan after May 1, 2021 and settled in Canada.  The CAJ has spoken up in the past about Canada’s obligation to support Afghan journalists, many of whom have risked their personal safety to help Canadian reporters bear witness and report safely during the Afghan [...]

709, 2021

Now is not the time for red tape: Canada’s federal government must ‘finish the job’ and assist Afghan journalists

By |septembre 7th, 2021|Categories: Plaidoyer, Non classifié(e)|

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) continue to press the federal government to cut unnecessary ‘red tape’ and uphold its obligation to support Afghan journalists, and support workers, who risked their personal safety to help Canadian reporters bear witness and report safely during the nearly two decade-long conflict.  On August 20, the CAJ and CJFE, with the support of dozens of news [...]

2008, 2021

Joint statement from Canadian news media requesting assistance for Afghan journalists, and their families, who have supported Canada

By |août 20th, 2021|Categories: Plaidoyer, Non classifié(e)|

Over the past several days, the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) have been working, with the support of multiple Canadian news organizations, to inform the federal government of their duty to support Afghan journalists and support staff who made our work possible. The return to power of the Taliban in Afghanistan has placed many residents of that country in grave danger. [...]

1002, 2014

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

By |février 10th, 2014|Categories: Ethics, Non classifié(e)|

Download a PDF version of this post 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.” The reporter does indeed find a young man through connections, sends him a text identifying [...]

1104, 2011

Guidelines for personal activity online

By |avril 11th, 2011|Categories: Ethics, Non classifié(e)|

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 issue, the panel looked at social media policies at major news organizations, the opinions of leading commentators and working reporters. THE ISSUE [...]

2211, 2010

Journalists seeking public office: What are the ethical issues?

By |novembre 22nd, 2010|Categories: Ethics, Non classifié(e)|

Panel report by Ken Regan (chair), Scott White, and Ivor Shapiro With 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 to his or her work? This practical issue raises other, perhaps more philosophical, but no less relevant questions. [...]

2710, 2010

The ethics of unpublishing

By |octobre 27th, 2010|Categories: Ethics, Non classifié(e)|

Panel report by Kathy English (Chair), Tim Currie, Rod Link Approved 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 organizations have coined to describe requests to remove published digital content from websites and online archives. To study this issue, the panel relied [...]

706, 2010

Guidelines for re-tweeting or re-posting information found in social media

By |juin 7th, 2010|Categories: Ethics, Non classifié(e)|

June 7, 2010 Social Media Panel Members: Bert Bruser, Tim Currie (Chair), Kirk LaPointe and Ellen Van Wageningen The Ethics Committee of the CAJ asked the Social Media panel to propose guidelines for re-tweeting, or forwarding through social networks, information that originates from followers. The issue applies mainly to using Twitter in breaking news situations but it also applies to re-posting information in other social networks such as Facebook. [...]

3011, 2009

Final briefing on news blackouts

By |novembre 30th, 2009|Categories: Ethics, Non classifié(e)|

News Blackouts panel members:  Ethan Faber (Chair), Sadia Zamanm, Ivor Shapiro The Ethics Committee of the CAJ asked this panel to explore the following questions posed by the CAJ's Board: Under what circumstances should outlets agree to news blackouts like the one media agreed to on the Mellissa Fung kidnapping? What are the pitfalls, what questions should editors ask, is there a different standard that should be applied to [...]

1011, 2009

Protection of sources

By |novembre 10th, 2009|Categories: Ethics, Non classifié(e)|

From: CAJ Ethics Committee Re:  Protection of Sources  November 10, 2009 The Board’s referral: How far should reporters go to protect their sources and are there any cases in which it is acceptable or morally advisable to reveal a source? For example, thinking of the Maher Arar case and possibly the Charkaoui case that the Montreal Gazette is involved in, if CSIS or the RCMP or some government agency [...]

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