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Memos

In this section, we’ll post memos from media outlets obtained by J-Source. 

Memo: Shree Paradkar named ‘first internal ombud’ at the Toronto Star
3 months ago

Memo: Shree Paradkar named ‘first internal ombud’ at the Toronto Star

By  •  News, People, Memos
‘This role will provide a safe place for BIPOC journalists and all journalists to express editorial-related discrimination and bias concerns if they don’t feel comfortable bringing it to their manager directly.’
Memo: Canadian Press president outlines temporary layoffs at PMNA
4 months 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
Memo: CBC president and CEO announces whistleblower hotline for staff to report workplace racism
4 months ago

Memo: CBC president and CEO announces whistleblower hotline for staff to report workplace racism

By  •  News, Memos
‘This initiative is just one of the ways we are planning to eliminate the structural obstacles and practices that contribute to race-based discrimination at CBC/Radio-Canada’
Memo: PMNA announces ‘temporary’ layoffs after Torstar cancels contracts
6 months ago

Memo: PMNA announces ‘temporary’ layoffs after Torstar cancels contracts

By  •  News, Memos
The following memo was sent to staff on June 3 from Ed Brouwer, managing director of Pagemasters North America
Memo: Toronto Sun editor on lockdown, recent ‘negativity’ and layoffs update
6 months ago

Memo: Toronto Sun editor on lockdown, recent ‘negativity’ and layoffs update

By  •  News, Memos
Four voluntary buyouts replace six layoffs and editor acknowledges 'negativity thrown towards the Sun for our reporting on specific issues that are ongoing in the city of Toronto'
Memo: The Canadian Press and COVID-19
8 months ago

Memo: The Canadian Press and COVID-19

By  •  News, Memos
The Canadian wire “not optimistic” it will qualify for federal business assistance measures, seeking alternative initiatives from provincial and federal governments as cash flow tightens
Memo: Manager and editor-in-chief of CBC News Jennifer McGuire announces departure
9 months ago

Memo: Manager and editor-in-chief of CBC News Jennifer McGuire announces departure

By  •  News, Memos
This memo to CBC staff was sent on Feb. 27 by Jennifer McGuire.
Memo: CBC announces plans to restructure
9 months ago

Memo: CBC announces plans to restructure

By  •  News, Memos
The following memo was sent to CBC staff on Feb. 27 from Barbara Williams, executive vice president of English Services.