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Big Voices

Big Voices

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At a time when a range of voices and perspectives are available across multiple platforms, and a choice word or angle can be a landmine—setting off a barrage of online hate—what does it take to be a columnist and how has the role evolved in a fraught social media environment where attacks inordinately target women and racialized journalists?
State of Emergency: Reporting on Solutions to Climate Change

State of Emergency: Reporting on Solutions to Climate Change

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The urgency of the climate crisis cannot be understated. From record-breaking heatwaves to prolonged droughts to migration crises and even production declines, our changing climate impacts all aspects of society.
Beyond “Police Say”: Exploring the Media’s Reliance on Official Accounts

Beyond “Police Say”: Exploring the Media’s Reliance on Official Accounts

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The death of George Floyd focused the world’s attention on police brutality—and the problematic practice of relying on official accounts of events. But reporters have also long maintained police sources who provide information for their crime coverage. How has Floyd’s death changed reporting on police and their activities?
World News Day: The Climate Crisis

World News Day: The Climate Crisis

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World News Day 2021 highlights the vital role journalism plays in providing the facts for us all to act on the climate crisis, the defining issue of our time.
CJF Tribute Talk

CJF Tribute Talk

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This special presentation features CJF Tribute recipients André Picard, health reporter and columnist with The Globe and Mail, and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent for CNN, in back-to-back conversations with last year’s recipient Anna Maria Tremonti.
CJF Awards

CJF Awards

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Celebrate champions of truth with CJF Awards hosts Eric McCormack, Emmy-award winning actor, and Ginella Massa, host of Canada Tonight with Ginella Massa on CBC News Network.
2021 CJF awards and fellowships now open for applications
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2021 CJF awards and fellowships now open for applications

The foundation expands offerings with three new awards and fellowships
World News Day virtual event

World News Day virtual event

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Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Maria Ressa, the embattled co-founder and executive editor of the Filipino news site Rappler now facing imprisonment, will be among the newsmakers and journalists featured on the World News Day event.
Voices for Change: Media’s Moment to Shine

Voices for Change: Media’s Moment to Shine

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The death of George Floyd ignited a reckoning across every facet of our society. In media, conversations about anti-Black racism have given weight and prominence to stagnant discussions about newsroom culture and composition—and the biases found in coverage of Black, Indigenous and people of colour. Is this the year meaningful change will finally happen?
2020 CJF Awards

2020 CJF Awards

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Journalists across the country are doing vital work in keeping Canadians safe and informed, and we hope you'll watch our webcast to celebrate excellence in journalism.
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