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Inside media’s coverage of the trucker blockade
4 months ago

Inside media’s coverage of the trucker blockade

Journalists faced a torrent of abuse, harassment and threats during anti-mandate protesters’ weeks-long occupation of Ottawa. Here’s how media workers navigated reporting in the field
“Unmute Yourself” – Student Press Freedom Day

“Unmute Yourself” – Student Press Freedom Day

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A national day of action when student journalists in the United States raise awareness of the challenges they face, celebrate their contributions to their schools and communities, and take actions to protect and restore their First Amendment freedoms.
Open letter: Media, professional associations,  j-schools and more call on safety minister to investigate illegal arrests of journalists
7 months ago

Open letter: Media, professional associations, j-schools and more call on safety minister to investigate illegal arrests of journalists

By  •  News
Call for Canada’s public safety minister to take immediate steps to investigate and correct the RCMP’s actions and to ensure that going forward, journalists’ right to report will be protected
Reimagining News: New.Now.Next Media Conference 2021

Reimagining News: New.Now.Next Media Conference 2021

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The theme of this year's New.Now.Next Media Conference is "reimagining news"
Protests and Pandemics: Transparency and the Policing of Press Freedom

Protests and Pandemics: Transparency and the Policing of Press Freedom

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Canadian Association of Journalists president Brent Jolly will talk about how press freedom in Canada is being challenged.
‘We’re taking the RCMP to court’
1 year ago

‘We’re taking the RCMP to court’

A coalition of press freedom groups and media outlets is filing a legal application seeking to ensure press access to protests on Vancouver Island
Meet press freedom project researcher/reporter Collins Maina
1 year ago

Meet press freedom project researcher/reporter Collins Maina

By  •  News, J-Source
Community-driven, multimedia journalist is working with J-Source to build a national resource for press freedom data and education
Safeguarding press freedom requires working in the darknet’s shadows
1 year ago

Safeguarding press freedom requires working in the darknet’s shadows

By  •  Columns
In an era of mass digital surveillance, journalists and their sources need to use every tool they can to protect the public interest
Where is Canadian media on the Assange file?
2 years ago

Where is Canadian media on the Assange file?

'Canadian mainstream press have undermined the public’s right to know while ignoring the significance of WikiLeaks releases themselves. That needs to change’
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