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Why does a freelancer’s copyright matter?
3 years ago

Why does a freelancer’s copyright matter?

By  •  Labour

As a freelancer, why should you protect your copyright? What are moral rights, anyway? How might these issues affect you? We turned to some of the Canadian Media Guild’s resident experts to explain.
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Chronicle Herald locks out press room workers after failed contract negotiations
3 years ago

Chronicle Herald locks out press room workers after failed contract negotiations

By  •  Labour

Thirteen press operators and mechanics at the Halifax Chronicle Herald were locked out Saturday, the company said in a news release.
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NPAC president John Lehmann on why volunteer photography is a bad idea
3 years ago

NPAC president John Lehmann on why volunteer photography is a bad idea

By  •  Labour

When John Lehmann, president of the News Photographers Association of Canada, heard that a Victoria newspaper was advertising for volunteer photographers, he found the news jaw-dropping.
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Updated: Bell Media employees ratify final offer in bargaining dispute
3 years ago

Updated: Bell Media employees ratify final offer in bargaining dispute

By  •  Labour

Unifor Local 723M recommends rejection of final offer on first new contract since Bell’s 2010 CTV acquisition.
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Freelancers fighting full copyright claim by non-profit media company
3 years ago

Freelancers fighting full copyright claim by non-profit media company

By  •  Labour

A small group of freelance radio journalists are in a stand-off with a non-profit media company asking for full copyright in a new contract.
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Cowichan News Leader strike drags on
3 years ago

Cowichan News Leader strike drags on

By  •  Labour

Black Press says the newspaper may close if a deal is not reached.
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J-Source’s top 10 journalism stories of 2014
4 years ago

J-Source’s top 10 journalism stories of 2014

By  •  Labour

Labour issues dominate our list of the 10 most-read stories about Canadian journalism in 2014.
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National study sheds light on journalists’ working conditions in the digital age

By  •  Labour

New study finds that digital technologies are transforming the work of Canadian journalists—and not for the better.
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Union stages walkout and byline strike over Chronicle Herald layoffs

By  •  Labour

Dressed in black, members of the Halifax Typographical Union staged a 15-minute walkout outside the Chronicle Herald building to protest recently announced layoffs.
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