By CMG  •  Posted on January 30, 2020

Toronto – January 30, 2020 – The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is advising caution when considering the recommendations issued by the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel. The report recognizes that CBC/Radio-Canada is underfunded compared to its counterparts in other … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 4, 2015

By guest blogger Karen Wirsig You’re in a job you should love with a friendly boss who sits a couple of desks over in your bright, open-concept office and buys everyone dinner once a week. Most of your friends who … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 26, 2014

I was delighted at news of justice for media workers at CNN, but then was dismayed to read how CNN treats people. In 2003  CNN fired 100 unionized workers. Since then the union has  won TWO legal decisions requiring the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 9, 2014

Happy new year! So far, 2014 is shaping up to be as hectic as the year that just ended, both in our jobs and on the union front. Media workers routinely perform four or five tasks that, until recently, were … 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 3, 2013

We are encouraging you to bring your unique experience to the national consultation launched by the CRTC on the future of television in Canada, Let’s Talk TV/ Parlons télé. The CMG has long participated in CRTC proceedings, focusing on how … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 25, 2013

MT Commons moderator Steph Guthrie storified economist Umair Haque on the future of publishing. Spoiler: “power blogs” don’t feature!   [View the story “Umair Haque on the future of publishing” on Storify]

By CMG  •  Posted on March 21, 2013

By Steph Guthrie As a news junkie whose smartphone sometimes requires surgical removal from her hand, I have a vested interest in a thriving environment for the creation and dissemination of digital media. That includes the journalists and editors who … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 14, 2013

The world of media and tech work is actually a mysterious place. It’s pretty rare that people talk openly about what they do and how it fits into the bigger picture of their industry and their lives. And yet there … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 11, 2013

The net is the cataclysmic force of our times and it’s still in its infancy. I want to use it to help knowledgeable people find a voice, something that drew me to journalism.
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