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Finalists announced for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize

Finalists announced for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize

TORONTO (July 11, 2018) – The National NewsMedia Council and Journalists for Human Rights are pleased to announce the short list of six finalists for this year’s Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting. This year’s shortlist was chosen from a record number of 28 nominations from campus news organizations spread across the country. The finalists for this year’s awards are (in no particular order): “The forgotten legacies of Queen’s Black medical students”, The Queen’s Journal …

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National NewsMedia Council and Canadian University Press announce new partnership

National NewsMedia Council and Canadian University Press announce new partnership

TORONTO (June 26, 2018) — The National NewsMedia Council of Canada (NNC) and the Canadian University Press (CUP) announced today a partnership that will enable CUP member publications to access the NNC’s suite of training and support services. “This partnership is a clear statement that the future of journalism in Canada is collaborative,” says John Fraser, executive chair of the NNC. “Whether one is working at a campus news organization, community publication, or in a major Canadian newsroom, a commitment …

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Members’ Update: Spring 2018

Members’ Update: Spring 2018

Note from our **NEW** Executive Chair  I am really pleased to be writing my first column as “executive chair” of the National NewsMedia Council. This is the new position I have moved into as part of a useful repositioning of our management team. The “chair” part is easy to explain: I take on the duties of running board meetings as the third chair of the NNC, following the Hon. Frances Lankin, now of the Canadian Senate, and most recently of …

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