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Nominations open for 2020 press freedom award
10 months ago

Nominations open for 2020 press freedom award

Entries for the $2,000 prize are open until March 15
The Future of Investigative Journalism is Here

The Future of Investigative Journalism is Here

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A new model for investigative reporting is emerging in Canada with a unique mandate: replace journalistic competition with collaboration. Amid unprecedented cuts to investigative resources, some Canadian newsrooms are doing their most ambitious work ever in partnerships with other media…
Journalism organizations condemn criminal charges against two community journalists
2 years ago

Journalism organizations condemn criminal charges against two community journalists

By  •  News, Politics, Law
John and Brett Hueston, who work at the family-owned Aylmer Express, face charges of criminal obstruction of a peace officer.
Canada back in the top 20 of World Press Freedom Index — but concerns remain
3 years ago

Canada back in the top 20 of World Press Freedom Index — but concerns remain

Shield law, Quebec inquiry into police surveillance of journalists, lauded as reasons Canada gained points in the World Press Freedom Index.
After public turmoil, what comes next for Canadian Journalists for Free Expression?
3 years ago

After public turmoil, what comes next for Canadian Journalists for Free Expression?

By  •  News, People
CJFE board members are taking the next few months to review, refocus, and ensure CJFE is an organization that continues long into the future.
Understanding Canada’s new shield law for confidential sources
3 years ago

Understanding Canada’s new shield law for confidential sources

By  •  Work, Law, How To
Here’s what you need to know about Canada’s new shield law for confidential sources.
Vice urges RCMP to drop demand for materials if accused terrorist long dead
3 years ago

Vice urges RCMP to drop demand for materials if accused terrorist long dead

U.S. Central Command, which oversees American military operations in Syria and Iraq, maintains Farah Shirdon died two years ago.
Free expression organizations protest charges against reporter
4 years ago

Free expression organizations protest charges against reporter

By  •  News, Law
By Grant Buckler Media and freedom of expression organizations are protesting after the Royal Canadian Mounted Police charged Justin Brake, a reporter for The Newfoundland and Labrador Independent, with mischief and disobeying a court order for entering the site…
Press freedom under fire
5 years ago

Press freedom under fire

Quebec protests put the spotlight on the heavy-handed treatment of journalists by police.
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