A U.K. publisher’s scheme to have students pay for their work to be published is the latest in a tradition of media taking advantage of free labour—one that hasn’t escaped Canada.
Continue Reading As paid work dwindles for student journalists, retail isn’t looking so bad
Join us on Monday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. for a live blog of the Canadian Journalism Foundation’s upcoming J-Talk. “Ceiling, Cracked? News Women in Charge”.
Continue Reading LIVE BLOG: Ceiling, Cracked? News Women in Charge
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.
Continue Reading Why does a freelancer’s copyright matter?
Thirteen press operators and mechanics at the Halifax Chronicle Herald were locked out Saturday, the company said in a news release.
Continue Reading Chronicle Herald locks out press room workers after failed contract negotiations
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.
Continue Reading NPAC president John Lehmann on why volunteer photography is a bad idea
Unifor Local 723M recommends rejection of final offer on first new contract since Bell’s 2010 CTV acquisition.
Continue Reading Updated: Bell Media employees ratify final offer in bargaining dispute
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.
Continue Reading Freelancers fighting full copyright claim by non-profit media company
Black Press says the newspaper may close if a deal is not reached.
Continue Reading Cowichan News Leader strike drags on
Labour issues dominate our list of the 10 most-read stories about Canadian journalism in 2014.
Continue Reading J-Source’s top 10 journalism stories of 2014
Toronto Media Mixer gets media workers talking about their rights.
Continue Reading Who’s afraid of an unpaid internship?