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2012-05-11 06:24:28

PHOENIX, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Journalism programs at Central Michigan University, Elon University in North Carolina and Louisiana State University will receive visiting business journalism professors next spring under a $1.67 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. This is the second year that the foundation has funded business journalism professors at universities to encourage the development of stronger business journalism training. This past spring, the...

2012-05-01 06:25:18

NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindfire, an idea engine fueled by hundreds of imaginative university students from around the world, was just awarded the Silver SABRE Award for PR Product of the Year by the Holmes Group. The community of young thinkers, created by global public relations firm Ketchum, beat out several products that optimize digital influence in a year when social media tools seemed to reign supreme. Explained Paul Holmes, founder of the SABRE...

2012-04-30 06:23:43

TORONTO, April 30, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Project, best known for its English and French websites J-Source and ProjetJ, is the recipient of the Canadian Association of Journalists President's Award. The President's Award recognizes a significant contribution to Canadian journalism. The distinction, which is given only under circumstances of exceptional merit, was presented Saturday night at the CAJ awards gala in Toronto. "The Canadian Journalism Project highlights...

2012-04-22 23:01:11

Humber´s Bachelor of Journalism degree offers a curriculum that incorporates social media and interactive technologies (PRWEB) April 22, 2012 Humber College´s School of Media Studies and Information Technology is the largest college-level combination of different media-sector programs in Canada. It offers students a college degree that focuses on developing various technical and soft skills that allow graduates to excel in the workforce. With experienced and dedicated lecturers...

2012-04-11 06:24:21

TORONTO, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation is proud to announce Tamara Baluja, a national reporter with The Globe and Mail with a special interest in education, as the winner of the Greg Clark Award for early career journalists. The Greg Clark Award is unique in Canadian journalism, designed to offer working journalists a chance to gain insight and meet key decision-makers on their beats. Baluja will have the opportunity to spend up to a week...

2012-04-04 02:28:41

TORONTO, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation is proud to announce the shortlist for its annual Excellence in Journalism Award, large-media category. Since 1996, the CJF has celebrated news organizations that embrace ideals of journalistic excellence - accuracy, independence, accountability, courage and originality - with its annual Excellence in Journalism Award. The five finalists in the large-media category are: The Canadian Press The Current - CBC...

2012-04-02 06:23:55

Canadian reporter, editor and publisher covering the North will receive Lifetime Achievement Award TORONTO, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Jack Sigvaldason, who has worked in the North as a reporter, editor and publisher for more than 40 years, will be awarded the Canadian Journalism Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award at the 15(th) Annual Awards Gala on June 7, 2012, in Toronto. The eight jurors on the Lifetime Achievement Award selection jury reviewed nearly 100 nominations...

2012-03-29 06:24:48

TORONTO, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Former ABC Nightline anchor Ted Koppel will present this year's Canadian Journalism Foundation Honorary Tribute posthumously to Peter Jennings, Canadian-born anchor and senior editor of ABC's World News Tonight, at the 15(th) Annual Awards Gala on June 7 at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. The CJF Honorary Tribute recognizes a Canadian media luminary who has made an impact on the international stage. Past honourees include Robert MacNeil, news...

2012-03-28 10:22:34

TORONTO, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - FEATURES The Business of JournalismTax tips for freelancers Tax time can be dizzying for journalists: What can be deducted? What is a legitimate expense? If you're self-employed, how do you manage numerous revenue sources? Miles Kenyon helps to make sense of all of this, with advice from journalists and an accountant. Link to article LawDoes freedom of the press come at a higher price for student journalists? A visit from the...

2012-03-23 06:22:07

CINCINNATI, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scripps Howard Foundation today awarded a nine?day journalism study trip to Japan to the nine winners of its annual Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition. The competition, established in 1984 in cooperation with the Indiana University School of Journalism, honors the memory of the journalist who led Scripps Howard Newspapers from 1922?1953 and United Press International from 1912?1920. Since 2006, the competition has offered...