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Canadian University Press launches fundraising campaign to save itself

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. 

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Canadian University Press in financial crisis

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. 

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CUP memo on laying off part-time staff

The Canadian University Press has laid off 12 of its part-time staff. 

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Grassroots organization launches toolkit for reporting on sexual assault
5 years ago

Grassroots organization launches toolkit for reporting on sexual assault

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. 

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Finding a job using LinkedIn: top 5 tips for journalists
5 years ago

Finding a job using LinkedIn: top 5 tips for journalists

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

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Brunswickan gets reprieve to continue publishing for five more weeks
5 years ago

Brunswickan gets reprieve to continue publishing for five more weeks

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.

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Highlights of Canadian University Press NASH 76 live blog
5 years ago

Highlights of Canadian University Press NASH 76 live blog

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.

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Canadian University Press NASH76 Conference Day 4
5 years ago

Canadian University Press NASH76 Conference Day 4

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.

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Canadian University Press NASH76 Conference Day 3
5 years ago

Canadian University Press NASH76 Conference Day 3

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. 

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Canadian Business hiring one-year intern

The Canadian Business internship is an opportunity for young journalists to obtain real-world, on-the-job training at a monthly magazine.

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