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Memo: Canadian Press president outlines temporary layoffs at PMNA
1 month ago

Memo: Canadian Press president outlines temporary layoffs at PMNA

By  •  Labour, Memos
The following memo was sent to staff on May 11, 2020 from Canadian Press president Malcolm Kirk
Canadaland staff officially unionized
2 months ago

Canadaland staff officially unionized

By  •  News, Labour
Staff at independent podcast network and news organization Canadaland are now officially unionized after the Canada Industrial Relations Board approved an application for union certification.
Newsroom accessibility in a post-pandemic world
3 months ago

Newsroom accessibility in a post-pandemic world

The rapid shift to work-from-home shows that better conditions for disabled workers aren’t so inaccessible after all. Journalists discuss the conditions that threatened to push them out and how to bring them back in
Canadaland staff file to unionize
3 months ago

Canadaland staff file to unionize

By  •  News, Labour
Staff at Canadaland, an independent podcast network and news organization, have officially filed for union certification.
Postmedia printing plant staff file to unionize
3 months ago

Postmedia printing plant staff file to unionize

By  •  News, Labour
Workers at the Postmedia printing plant in Toronto have officially filed for union certification.
Writing decent work into the future of news
1 year ago

Writing decent work into the future of news

Journalists are among the many workers whose employment has become precarious in the transition to a digital economy. Their core values and the quality of the news are threatened as a result. The threat to our democracy is even greater. Decent work must be written into plans for Canada’s news media industry to create a responsible future
The future of videojournalism at CTV
1 year ago

The future of videojournalism at CTV

Traditional reporting jobs in limbo at CTV1 as Bell Media restructures
BuzzFeed News Canada union begins bargaining
1 year ago

BuzzFeed News Canada union begins bargaining

By  •  News, Labour
The media giant is one of many digital newsrooms with workers organizing to protect their jobs
Former reporter creates ‘Rate my Professor’ for newsrooms
1 year ago

Former reporter creates ‘Rate my Professor’ for newsrooms

This piece was originally published on Columbia Journalism Review’s website and appears here with the editor’s permission. In a corner of a big, empty Krispy Kreme in Atlanta, Valeria Sistrunk is nibbling on a donut. She is 27, with wide…