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Nov 27, 2018, 10:25 ET CJFE to honour North American media at 21st annual gala

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) will honour three North American media representatives for their courage in reporting and fighting for press freedom on...


Sep 04, 2018, 12:28 ET CJFE and CFE condemn Ontario Government's intimidation of Ontario Universities and Colleges in Free Expression Matters

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - The Center for Free Expression and the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression deplore the Ontario Government's attempt to influence, through intimidation and the...


Jun 19, 2018, 10:28 ET Canadians concerned about "fake news" and want government to take action

Citizens also concerned about federal government's lack of transparency TORONTO, June 19, 2018 /CNW/ - A strong majority of Canadians are concerned that fake news is making it more difficult to find...


May 22, 2018, 17:15 ET Two-Thirds of Canadians Say Journalistic Source Material Should be Shielded From Police

But Canadians divided over whether security agencies should use public data to monitor citizens TORONTO, May 22, 2018 /CNW/ - A strong majority of Canadians say journalists should not be required to...


Mar 28, 2018, 19:25 ET Why CJFE is sending copies of a video game to Canada's Parliament and Senate

TORONTO, March 28, 2018 /CNW/ - CJFE has partnered with publisher Surprise Attack Games to send 443 license keys for the video game Orwell: Ignorance is Strength to Canadian Members of Parliament and ...


Nov 01, 2017, 09:27 ET CJFE to honour Elena Milashina, Robyn Doolittle and Kim Bolan for fearless reporting

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - On November 30, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) will honour three extraordinary women for their courage in reporting at the 2017 CJFE Gala in Toronto....


Oct 26, 2017, 10:31 ET CJFE Digital Self Defence course prepares activists and press for digital threats

Hands-on workshop will teach 80 community members about best practices in digital security for journalists and activists. TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian Journalists for Free Expression...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:43 ET CJFE celebrates the safe return of kidnapped Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shahzadi

CJFE lobbied for her release and held a rally in August 2017 to draw attention to her case. TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) is overjoyed by the safe...


Oct 04, 2017, 10:57 ET Historic day for press freedom in Canada: Parliament to pass press shield bill

After a yearlong campaign from CJFE and others, Bill S-231's passage will provide protections for confidential journalistic sources. TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian Journalists for Free...


Sep 28, 2017, 00:01 ET Global Coalition Calls for Government to Scrap 'Inadequate' Access to Information Reform Bill

Bill fails to fix Canada's broken access to information system TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - A global coalition of civil society organizations and individuals, listed below, have issued a joint...


Jun 15, 2017, 10:00 ET CJFE and NCCM launch Toronto transit ad campaign in support of Canadians' free expression rights

Ads seek to challenge the rise of anti-democratic hate groups in Canada TORONTO, June 15, 2017 /CNW/ - On June 12, 2017, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) in partnership with the...


Jun 05, 2017, 14:10 ET Media Advisory - Is the marketplace of ideas broken? CJFE to host panel discussion on June 7

TORONTO, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) presents a panel discussion on the declining state of the marketplace of ideas. The panel...


May 03, 2017, 05:00 ET CJFE Releases Annual Review of Free Expression in Canada

Government Gets F for Spying on Journalists, Poll Finds Canadians Have Difficulty Distinguishing Fake and Real News CJFE releases report on fake news, journalistic sources and national security in...


May 01, 2017, 19:03 ET CJFE to Release Annual Review of Free Expression in Canada

CJFE to release report on fake news, journalistic sources and national security in annual Review publication for World Press Freedom Day. TORONTO, May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The rise of "fake news" and...


Apr 13, 2017, 13:11 ET Scotiabank and CJFE announce winner of 2017-2018 Journalism Fellowship at Massey College

TORONTO, April 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Scotiabank, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) and Massey College at the University of Toronto, are pleased to announce that Silvia Regina Rosa of Brazil...


Apr 12, 2017, 17:19 ET A historic step to protect press freedom in Canada: Senate passes press shield bill

TORONTO, April 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) applauds the Senate of Canada for passing Bill S-231, the Journalistic Source Protection Act. By adopting the bill the...


Mar 22, 2017, 11:50 ET CJFE and press freedom groups condemn Ontario court ruling against VICE journalist Ben Makuch

Ontario Court of Appeal decision sets dangerous precedent for public interest reporting and the protection of sources TORONTO, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE)...


Mar 21, 2017, 18:20 ET Media Advisory: Decision imminent in landmark press freedom case VICE v. R

TORONTO, March 21, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario Court of Appeal is poised to release its decision in the landmark press freedom case of VICE Media Canada Inc. and Ben Makuch vs. Her Majesty the Queen....


Mar 09, 2017, 18:59 ET Media Release: Press Freedom Coalition Condemns Criminal Charges Against Reporter Justin Brake

TORONTO, March 9, 2017 /CNW/ - An international coalition of press freedom organizations have condemned in the strongest possible terms the criminal charges brought against Justin Brake, reporter and ...


Feb 22, 2017, 13:54 ET Canadians to rally nationwide to protect press freedom on February 25

TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - On February 25, 2017 Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) will join a coalition of civil society, media and labour organizations in five locations across the ...


Feb 07, 2017, 08:00 ET February 6 rally at Toronto courthouse in support of VICE journalist Ben Makuch

TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), together with a coalition of media, labour and non-governmental organizations, held a rally in support of VICE News...


Jan 31, 2017, 17:17 ET Media Advisory: February 6 rally at Toronto courthouse in support of VICE journalist Ben Makuch

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), together with a coalition of media, labour and non-governmental organizations, will be holding a rally in support of...


Jan 24, 2017, 13:35 ET Three in Four Canadians Want a National Inquiry into Surveillance of Journalists, CJFE Poll Shows

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Three out of four Canadians want a national inquiry into police surveillance of journalists, according to a new national public opinion survey released today by...


Jan 16, 2017, 15:23 ET Applications now open for 2017-18 Scotiabank/CJFE Journalism Fellowship

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Scotiabank, together with Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) and Massey College at the University of Toronto, are excited to announce that applications are ...


Dec 08, 2016, 13:25 ET Global coalition calls on Canadian government to take urgent action on press freedom crisis

TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) has joined a global coalition of press freedom and media organizations in a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin...