The Canadian University Press has launched a fundraising campaign to raise $50,000 to save itself. The newswire in dire financial straits, and if the money cannot be raised, it will likely shut down.
The newswire, which is a non-profit co-operative of Canadian campus newspapers, will lay off 12 part-time staff, effective March 1. CUP has a projected deficit of $7,000 for this year and if it cannot fundraise $50,000 in a campaign starting next week, the cooperative will likely shut down.
The Canadian University Press has laid off 12 of its part-time staff.
With the prevalence of media stories on sexual assault issues, it is becoming increasingly important for journalists to know how to report in a way that is supportive of sexual assault survivors. A feminist organization recently released a media toolkit outlining the ways journalists can change their language and approach to reporting on sexual assault in a way that doesn't reinforce rape culture.
A complete LinkedIn profile makes all the difference when journalists are looking for work, says social media strategy consultant Neal Schaffer, author of Maximize Your Social: A One-Stop Guide to Building a Social Media Strategy for Marketing and Business Success.
The University of New Brunswick campus newspaper has been unable to put out a print edition following a strike by professors, instructors and librarians. But a new deal with the Canadian University Press’ national advertising partner, Free Media, means the Brunswickan has enough money to publish print editions for at least the next five weeks.
Missed the CUP conference last week? J-Source pulled together the highlights from the four-day conference on topics as varied as drone journalism, crime reporting, working from disaster zones and keynote speeches by Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle, Edmonton Journal editor Margo Goodhand and Sun News Network host Ezra Levant.
Every year, CUP hosts a national conference that attracts more than 300 young journalists like you from across the country. Today's topics include: Business journalism; a keynote speech by Edmonton mayor Don Iveson; Pitching for magazines; Writing book reviews; Disaster reporting and a final keynote speech by Sun News Network host Ezra Levant.
Every year, CUP hosts a national conference that attracts more than 300 young journalists like you from across the country. Today's topics include: crime reporting; a keynote speech from Margo Goodhand at the Edmonton Journal; and print design.
The Canadian Business internship is an opportunity for young journalists to obtain real-world, on-the-job training at a monthly magazine.