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Online violence is ‘death by a thousand cuts,’ especially for women, LGBTQ2+ and racialized journalists, and COVID-19 has increased the toxicity. How can Canadian newsrooms better respond? 
2 months ago

Online violence is ‘death by a thousand cuts,’ especially for women, LGBTQ2+ and racialized journalists, and COVID-19 has increased the toxicity. How can Canadian newsrooms better respond? 

Journalists have to put in countless unpaid hours to manage the disproportionate burden of existing online. While the pandemic has intensified the issue, newsroom and platform responses are still playing catch-up
Half of Canadian newsrooms entirely white, says first CAJ survey of race in  media
5 months ago

Half of Canadian newsrooms entirely white, says first CAJ survey of race in media

By  •  News, Labour
Data submitted by 209 newsrooms shows racialized journalists concentrated in part-time and internship roles
The HuffPost Canada union is dead. Long live the HuffPost Canada union
6 months ago

The HuffPost Canada union is dead. Long live the HuffPost Canada union

The workers of HuffPost Canada got to have a union for two weeks, but its impact will last a lifetime
Why unpaid internships are at odds with the goal of a more equitable, diverse media industry 
6 months ago

Why unpaid internships are at odds with the goal of a more equitable, diverse media industry 

J-school umbrella group studying the issue across Canada, to issue recommendations this fall
HuffPost Canada staff file for union certification
1 year ago

HuffPost Canada staff file for union certification

By  •  News, Labour
'Our editorial mandate at HuffPost, shared by our new bosses at BuzzFeed, is focused on equity and fairness. We want these values to be reflected in the way our newsroom functions'
CABJ and CJOC on calls to action, one year later
1 year ago

CABJ and CJOC on calls to action, one year later

Nadia Stewart and Anita Li discuss the path to anti-racism in Canadian journalism, what's changed and what the future holds
Survey of race in Canadian newsrooms open for submissions into 2021
1 year ago

Survey of race in Canadian newsrooms open for submissions into 2021

CAJ invites newsroom leaders to provide quantitative data on full-time staff
Watch for these red flags in your freelance contracts
1 year ago

Watch for these red flags in your freelance contracts

Indemnity, moral rights and others that may make or break your next gig
Black Press Media employees question keeping workers in offices as second wave hits B.C.
1 year ago

Black Press Media employees question keeping workers in offices as second wave hits B.C.

By  •  News, Labour
As COVID-19 cases hit record highs, workers at the paper chain say they’re concerned their employer isn’t allowing WFH option, per public health advice
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