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Jun 29, 2020, 13:33 ET World News Day 2020 sets ambitious global target

TORONTO, June 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Highlighting journalism's importance in an age of misinformation, the Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) and World Editors Forum (WEF) — with support from Google News ...


Jun 11, 2020, 13:44 ET The Globe and Mail wins CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism

TORONTO, June 11, 2020 /CNW/ - The Globe and Mail is this year's recipient of the CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism in the large-media category, announced today at the Canadian...


Jun 02, 2020, 12:28 ET J-Talks Live: New Yorker's Susan B. Glasser on U.S. leadership and politics, the pandemic and protests

TORONTO, June 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Susan B. Glasser, who writes a weekly column about life in Trump's America for The New Yorker, will be the featured guest on the final J-Talks Live webcast of the season....


May 27, 2020, 09:00 ET Stefanie Marotta wins the CJF-Globe and Mail Investigative Journalism Fellowship

TORONTO, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Stefanie Marotta, a business, politics and technology journalist who has reported for The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star and Bloomberg News is the recipient of this...


May 25, 2020, 15:17 ET CJF Awards ceremony going virtual on June 11

Lisa LaFlamme joins Rick Mercer to present the awards TORONTO, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is showcasing its annual CJF Awards as a virtual ceremony. The webcast...


May 25, 2020, 12:47 ET J-Talks Live: Toronto Star columnist Heather Scoffield on Canada's economy

TORONTO, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Award-winning Heather Scoffield, economics columnist and Ottawa bureau chief for the Toronto Star, will share her thoughts on the post-lockdown economy on the next...


May 25, 2020, 11:20 ET Canadian Journalism Foundation announces Kathy English as new Board Chair

TORONTO, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is pleased to announce Kathy English, public editor of the Toronto Star, as its new Board of Directors chair, replacing David...


May 19, 2020, 08:00 ET Chantal Hébert next special guest on J-Talks Live

TORONTO, May 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Chantal Hébert, the award-winning political contributor to the Toronto Star, L'actualité and the At Issue panel on CBC News's The National, will speak about Canadian...


May 11, 2020, 09:00 ET 'Behind the Scenes: The View from Vancouver' features CBC's Ian Hanomansing in Upcoming J-Talk

TORONTO, May 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Ian Hanomansing, the Vancouver-based weekend host of CBC News's The National, will speak about British Columbia's handling of COVID-19 and covering the coronavirus, on...


May 04, 2020, 10:25 ET Globe and Mail correspondent Nathan VanderKlippe on China and COVID-19, on J-Talks Live

TORONTO, May 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Nathan VanderKlippe, the Beijing-based Globe and Mail Asia correspondent, shares his perspective on COVID-19 measures in China and the issues arising from its...


Apr 21, 2020, 09:31 ET Globe and Mail health journalist André Picard featured on J-Talks Live webcast

TORONTO, April 21, 2020 /CNW/ - André Picard, the award-winning Globe and Mail health columnist, will discuss the challenges of covering COVID-19 on the next J-Talks Live video webcast hosted by Anna ...


Apr 09, 2020, 09:15 ET CJF Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Vancouver Sun crime reporter Kim Bolan

TORONTO, April 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Kim Bolan, the investigative reporter who covers gangs and organized crime for the Vancouver Sun, is the recipient of The Canadian Journalism Foundation's (CJF)...


Apr 08, 2020, 10:00 ET CJF-CBC Indigenous Journalism Fellowships Announced

TORONTO, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The co-hosts of the Indigenous-focused weekly radio show One Dish, One Mic, Sean Vanderklis and Karl Dockstader, are the recipients of this year's CJF-CBC Indigenous...


Apr 08, 2020, 09:55 ET Finalists announced for CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism

TORONTO, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is proud to announce the shortlists for the CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism, honouring news organizations that...


Apr 07, 2020, 15:17 ET CJF and Anna Maria Tremonti launch new J-Talks Live webcast series

TORONTO, April 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is pleased to announce a special series of J-Talks Live webcasts hosted by award-winning broadcaster Anna Maria Tremonti, host...


Apr 07, 2020, 09:39 ET 2020 Landsberg Award Shortlist Announced

TORONTO, April 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF), in association with the Canadian Women's Foundation, is proud to announce the shortlist for the annual Landsberg Award....


Apr 06, 2020, 13:34 ET CJF and CP announce 2020 Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award winner

TORONTO, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Marissa Tiel, a multimedia journalist with the Campbell River Mirror in British Columbia, is the winner of the 2020 Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award, presented by The...


Apr 06, 2020, 09:30 ET CJF-FJP News Literacy Award goes to Quebec journalism association

TORONTO, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - A Montreal-based non-profit organization dedicated to press freedom, the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec (FPJQ), has won the annual CJF-Facebook...


Mar 18, 2020, 07:58 ET Canadians feeling inundated with misinformation about coronavirus

TORONTO, March 18, 2020 /CNW/ - As the coronavirus pandemic takes hold on home soil, nine out of 10 (88 per cent) Canadians are convinced that misinformation about the virus is circulating around the ...


Feb 26, 2020, 10:48 ET CJF marks International Women's Day by exploring efforts to increase female voices in media

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - To celebrate International Women's Day, the Canadian Journalism Foundation's March 5 J-Talk in Toronto will explore strategies to boost gender representation in news...


Feb 14, 2020, 08:41 ET One Week Left: Apply now for the Canadian Journalism Foundation's 2020 awards program

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2020 /CNW/ - One week remains for journalists and news organizations to apply for the Canadian Journalism Foundation's (CJF) 2020 awards program, which celebrates exceptional...


Feb 12, 2020, 08:53 ET Now accepting applications: CJF-Globe and Mail Investigative Journalism Fellowship

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - The CJF-Globe and Mail Investigative Journalism Fellowship offers an early-career journalist an opportunity to sharpen their reporting and research skills while working ...


Jan 30, 2020, 09:00 ET Call for Entries: CJF-FJP News Literacy Award

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2020 /CNW/ - News organizations promoting news literacy and the importance of quality journalism can now apply for the CJF-Facebook Journalism Project News Literacy Award. The...


Jan 29, 2020, 09:00 ET Call for entries: Landsberg Award celebrates journalist championing women's equality issues

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Journalists who highlight women's equality issues are encouraged to apply for The Landsberg Award, presented by The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) in association...


Jan 28, 2020, 09:00 ET Rick Mercer to host CJF Awards, celebrating Canadian Journalism Foundation's 30 years

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Political satirist Rick Mercer, the comedic chronicler of Canadian culture best known for his CBC show The Rick Mercer Report, will host the CJF Awards, celebrating 30...