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Alberta’s Great West Newspapers join the National NewsMedia Council

Alberta’s Great West Newspapers join the National NewsMedia Council

(TORONTO, ON and ST. ALBERT, AB, Jan. 22) — The National NewsMedia Council of Canada is pleased to announce that all of Great West Newspapers’ 19 Alberta titles are now members of the NNC. “This is yet another sign that editorial transparency and accountability are defining characteristics of quality journalism,” says John Fraser, the NNC’s executive chair. “And quality journalism lives at the heart of a strong democracy.” Great West Newspapers had agreed to join the NNC after the Alberta …

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Happy Holidays from the National NewsMedia Council of Canada

Happy Holidays from the National NewsMedia Council of Canada

The staff at the National NewsMedia Council, along with our board members, would like to wish everyone a happy, healthy, and prosperous holiday season. Our offices will be closed from December 21, 2018 and we will re-open on January 2, 2019. All questions, complaints, and other concerns will be responded to promptly upon our return. Best wishes, John, Pat, Brent, and Cara.

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Young journalists from Queen’s Journal selected as winners of 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize

Young journalists from Queen’s Journal selected as winners of 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize

TORONTO (September 11, 2018) – The National NewsMedia Council and Journalists for Human Rights are pleased to announce that Jasnit Pabla and Nick Pearce, from The Queen’s Journal, have been awarded this year’s Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting. These two young journalists have won this year’s award for their submission ‘Truth & Reconciliation at Queen’s, a year later’. This year’s jury selected this piece because of the story’s thorough reporting, and how it …

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