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2014-06-13 12:23:11

TORONTO, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The 17(th) Annual Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards celebrated journalistic excellence at its largest event ever, with more than 500 journalists, media executives and business leaders attending the sold-out event at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto on June 4. The Toronto Star won the Excellence in Journalism Award in the large-media category, which it won previously in 2011 and 2010. The award honours an organization that embodies exemplary...

2014-06-05 00:20:51

TORONTO, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Toronto Star has won the Excellence in Journalism Award in the large/national media category at the largest-ever 17(th) Annual Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) Awards. "In the finest traditions of investigative journalism, the Toronto Star fearlessly committed its journalistic resources to uncovering one of the most important ethical stories in recent political leadership, despite economic cost and some politically motivated criticism," says...

2014-06-03 12:34:07

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The 17(th) Annual Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards has attracted a sell-out crowd of more than 500 business leaders and media guests to celebrate excellence in journalism in Toronto on June 4. The Fairmont Royal York event is hosted by Lisa LaFlamme, chief anchor and senior editor of CTV National News. "We are thrilled that the media and business communities are supporting our largest CJF Awards dinner ever," says CJF Vice-Chair Maureen...

2014-05-28 12:26:28

TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation's (CJF) online auction for prime advertising space in major media outlets is now open. Space in Maclean's, Metro, National Post, The Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star are up for bids via the CJF online auction page. The auction will close June 4 at 8:45 p.m., with the successful bidders announced that same evening at the 17(th) Annual CJF Awards at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. "We really appreciate the...

2014-05-27 12:29:14

TORONTO, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - It is with great sadness that The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) acknowledges the passing of Knowlton Nash, the legendary CBC broadcaster who was also the CJF's founding and longest-serving chair (1990-2000). Nash, the longtime anchor of CBC's The National who passed away Saturday at age 86, received the CJF's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006. "When we started the Foundation, we needed someone who would have credibility among the media and the...

2014-05-23 12:23:57

TORONTO, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Chantelle Bellrichard has been awarded The Canadian Journalism Foundation's inaugural CJF Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship. Bellrichard, an associate producer at CBC Vancouver and a web developer at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism, will use this opportunity to explore the newly implemented First Nations health governance model in British Columbia. Bellrichard's mixed heritage includes Métis ancestry. "Chantelle impressed us with her proposal...

2014-05-13 12:30:47

TORONTO, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Janet McFarland, a business reporter with The Globe and Mail whose reporting raised the issue of gender inequality on corporate boards, is the winner of the inaugural Landsberg Award. Presented by The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) in association with the Canadian Women's Foundation, The Landsberg Award celebrates a journalist giving greater profile to women's equality issues. It recognizes a working journalist doing exceptional research,...

2014-05-08 16:23:17

TORONTO, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation is pleased to announce Katie May, a digital copy editor with the Winnipeg Free Press, as the winner of the Greg Clark Award for early-career journalists. The Greg Clark Award is unique in Canadian journalism. It offers working journalists a chance to spend a week gaining insight, gathering strategic information and meeting key decision-makers on a specific issue or beat. May will spend a week at a Rankin Inlet,...

2014-05-02 12:24:49

TORONTO, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is pleased to welcome John Cruickshank, publisher of the Toronto Star and president of the Star Media Group, as the new chair of its board of directors, effective May 21, replacing outgoing chair Robert Lewis. "CJF has done wonderful work in journalism education and training, in putting serious ethical and professional discussions and debates in front of the Canadian public with its vibrant programming and in...

2014-04-30 16:27:41

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - In recognition of the exceptional enterprise reporting taking place across the country, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is proud to announce this year's recipients of the CJF Tribute to Investigative Journalism. In the past, the CJF Tribute has recognized media luminaries or organizations for their impact on the international stage. This year, in celebration of the remarkable journalism taking place across the country by reporters, editors...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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