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By CMG  •  Posted on February 26, 2014

Thursday, February 27 is the global day of action for the release of Al-Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt, under the banner “Journalism is NOT a crime.” CMG is supporting the campaign by CJFE and Al Jazeera English for the release of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 10, 2013

It seems incredible in 2013 that there should still be so many deserving candidates for an award for journalists who risk death daily to expose the grim realities of the lives of their fellow citizens. This year CJFE (Canadian Journalists … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 2, 2013

Journalism awards – Submit your work before the end of the year! You or a colleague may be interested in submitting your work for three prestigious journalism awards: the Canadian Hillman Prize; the 2013 CWA/CAJ Award for Labour Reporting; and The … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 22, 2013

November 22, 2013 – C-461, a private member’s bill, has moved quickly through the House of Commons and is now about to receive Third Reading approval before it goes to the Senate and then becomes law. The media has paid … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 19, 2013

by Jan Wong A student of mine, a freshly minted journalism graduate, recently asked to meet for coffee to discuss her new job. In addition to her duties as weekend newsreader at a local radio station, she had begun covering … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 7, 2013

CMG is again holding a lottery for six seats at the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression annual gala banquet to be held Wednesday, December 4 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. The dinner honours journalists who have put their lives on the line to defend freedom of expression. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 1, 2013

By Colin Perkel One of the most profound influences in the formation of the Canadian identity has been the country’s largely unknown and unsung national news agency, according to a just published book. In his detailed historical account, author Gene … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 3, 2013

The Freelancer’s Toolbox Session 1 in Vancouver will be held Friday, November 1, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Vancouver Public Library, The Morris J. Wosk Boardroom, locates at 350 West Georgia Street. Register here by Friday, Oct 18th. And please forward to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 12, 2013

In many ways, conferences are like great cities. They attract diverse groups of people looking for opportunities and excitement. As well, conferences are hot-houses of ideas and perspectives, where people take risks, and kick start debates and discussions. That’s exactly … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 10, 2013

The CMG’s key recommendations are that the CRTC should clarify further the investment in newsgathering, coverage across Canada, and infrastructure that all-news TV services must meet in order to be classified as national news services
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