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By CMG  •  Posted on September 21, 2015

A welcome trend created headlines and a buzz in media circles this summer.  Journalists and media colleagues at five  U.S. workplaces including several high-profile digital media organizations voted to join unions. Over a few sunny summer months, 118 writers at … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 9, 2015

In the past, some journalists and media workers have struggled with the idea of being in a union, fearing that even with the gains – better pay, pensions, health and dental benefits, sick-day and special leave allowances, transparent hiring and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 29, 2015

You are invited to an event CMG’s parent union, CWA Canada, is organizing for precarious, emerging and student media workers on Wednesday, April 29th in Toronto.  This will be a great opportunity to chat with other media workers over a … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 28, 2015

Network over drinks and snacks with colleagues and friends, while we hand out our newly published Guide on Tuesday, May 12.The incredibly insightful and useful book tells you everything you want to know about how the industry works, charting a … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 14, 2014

The process of ‘sun-shining’ this marginalized history is crucial, particularly in this time when workers are under renewed attacks from several fronts. The event was part of the 29th Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts and co-presented by the George Brown College (GBC) School of Labour. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 24, 2014

The most dangerous job in television used to be that of the war correspondent, who travels the world covering one bloody conflict after another. There is a muted heroism inherent in the grim task, much like a field doctor or … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 14, 2014

Storytelling + Coding = ? Join Canadian Media Guild (CMG) Freelance at a digital media mixer in Gastown (Vancouver) on Thursday April 24 at 5:30 PM to meet colleagues and hear about the opportunities and challenges that exist at the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 27, 2013

CWA Canada/Canadian Media Guild invites interested and available Web Developer-Designers to submit the following for an immediate short-term project: 1. A  résumé highlighting your experience with: – different web platforms + CMS – mobile device responsive sites – web payment … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 5, 2013

By Karen Wirsig The Ontario government and the Toronto Star have done workers no favour this Labour Day season. You may have seen the op-ed and then the column printed in the paper that cast seniority as the devil and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 20, 2013

By guest blogger, Katherine Lapointe As an aspiring young journalist, did you get the chance to sit down with a professional to ask questions about your future career, to get feedback on your work, and to talk about challenges you … Read more »

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