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Glen McGregor challenges Ezra Levant to disclose salary

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Should journalists’ salaries be public? This is the question raised once again after today’s back-and-forth between The Ottawa Citizen’s Glen McGregor and Sun News’ Ezra Levant.

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Freedom (or not) of information in Canada: Panelists agree on the latter

On Nov. 22, the CJF hosted a forum, "Freedom (or not) of information in Canada." Rhiannon Russell was there, and speaks to the discussion that Canada's Information Commissioner, Suzanne Legault, had with journalist Jim Bronskill and lawyer Paul Schabas on the state of freedom of information in our country. 

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CRTC restricts use of musical montages on CKTF-FM and CKOI-FM

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The CRTC has made an example of Astral-owned CKTF-FM and Cogeco-owned CKOI-FM. The federal regulator announced it will be restricting the use of musical montages on the Quebec-based radio stations.

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CJFE award-winning Yemeni journalist speaks to Ryerson students

Rhiannon Russell listened as Yemeni journalist, and the 2011 Canadian Journalists for Free Expression's International Press Freedom Award winner, Khaled al-Hammadi, spoke of his experiences reporting during the Arab Spring, and how he was kidnapped in 2005 over a story he published.

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Marci Ien announced as new co-host of Canada AM

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This morning, CTV’s Canada AM announced its new co-host. Marci Ien will be taking the spot of Seamus O'Regan, who has hosted the morning show for the past nine years. 

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U.S. journalist victim of the very fraud he was investigating

It’s not every day that an investigative journalist finds out they have been unknowingly taken in by the very fraud they are probing. George Knapp found out mid-interview.

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Ten tips for freelance journalists

Today is National Freelancers Day in the U.K., and journalism.co.uk has compiled a list of 10 things every freelance journalist should know.

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Court rules CBC must hand over documents to information commissioner

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The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled that the CBC must hand over all the documents at the centre of the broadcaster’s access-to-information dispute to Canada’s information commissioner.

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Valerie Berenyi takes over as editor of Swerve magazine

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After months of looking, Swerve has finally named a new editor. Valerie Berenyi started this week as the award-winning weekly magazine’s new chief.

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APTN named one of Manitoba’s top employers

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APTN has been chosen as one of Manitoba’s top employers for 2012 by Mediacorp Canada Inc., the organizers of the annual Canada’s Top 100 Employers list. This is the fourth consecutive year the broadcaster has received the distinction.

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