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Competition for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian in Human Rights Reporting now open

Competition for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian in Human Rights Reporting now open

TORONTO, March 27, 2018 – The National NewsMedia Council, in partnership with Journalists for Human Rights, is pleased to announce the opening of the second annual Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting. The Prize is awarded to an exceptional piece of human-rights-focussed journalism published in campus-based media during the past academic year, as determined by a panel of distinguished judges. Winners (typically, the story’s writer and editor) receive a cash prize of $1,000 and …

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National NewsMedia Council debuts new ‘True Confessions’ podcast

National NewsMedia Council debuts new ‘True Confessions’ podcast

The National NewsMedia Council is proud to present the first episode of our Acts of Journalism podcast. The first season of the Acts of Journalism podcast is titled True Confessions, which riffs off of the imagery of the renowned 1940s and 1950s noir magazines often placed near grocery store checkout counters. The series offers a frank discussion about the professional and ethical dilemmas encountered by many of Canada’s most prominent journalists during their storied careers. During the in-depth conversations, journalists …

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NNC and Ryerson University launch ‘2018 Local News Survey’

NNC and Ryerson University launch ‘2018 Local News Survey’

Ryerson University, in partnership with the National NewsMedia Council, is officially launching a survey geared to small-market Canadian newsrooms. The objective of the survey is to gather data to better understand innovation and engagement at the local level. This results of this survey will be used to compare data to similar surveys that have already been conducted in the United States, Spain, and Austria. We’re asking Canadian journalists working for newspapers with a print circulation under 50,000 to please complete …

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