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2014-04-24 23:16:53

Michael Phillips of the Wall Street Journal; editor Abbey Crain, magazine editor Matt Ford and editor-in-chief Mazie Bryant of the University of Alabama’s Crimson White; and the Reuters news organization were named recipients of the 2014 Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism for outstanding ethical decisions or work published in 2013. The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication gives the hallmark award to journalists and news organizations that act with...

2014-04-17 12:30:50

TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Only a week remains to reserve seats for The Canadian Journalism Foundation's J-Talk Covering the Oil Patch at the Calgary Petroleum Club on April 24. In an age when the words "tar" and "oil" applied to "sands" can delineate opposing sides; when "Keystone" elicits every emotion except indifference; when a proud province becomes a global petro power and citizens debate the legacy of Big Oil, how do journalists balance coverage of the oil patch in...

2014-04-14 12:31:08

TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - In an age when the words "tar" and "oil" applied to "sands" can delineate opposing sides; when "Keystone" elicits every emotion except indifference; when a proud province becomes a global petro power and citizens debate the legacy of Big Oil, how do journalists balance coverage of the oil patch in the face of a massive industry with powerful roots in their community? What is the view from afar? The Canadian Journalism Foundation explores this...

2014-04-08 16:22:31

In c8973 sent today at 09:00e the link to the Winnipeg Free Press was incorrect. Corrected copy follows: The Canadian Journalism Foundation announces Excellence in Journalism Award finalists TORONTO, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is proud to announce the Excellence in Journalism Award finalists in the large/national media and local/regional media categories. Unlike other awards honouring specific journalistic achievements, the CJF celebrates...

2014-04-08 08:28:02

TORONTO, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is proud to announce the Excellence in Journalism Award finalists in the large/national media and local/regional media categories. Unlike other awards honouring specific journalistic achievements, the CJF celebrates news organizations that embrace ideals of journalistic excellence - accuracy, independence, accountability to the audience, courage and originality - with its annual Excellence in Journalism...

2014-04-03 16:22:10

TORONTO, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - With the event less than a week away, spots are still available for The Canadian Journalism Foundation's J-Talk Does the Press Gallery Matter? at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on April 9. Members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery recently voted unanimously to "reserve the right to ask questions in all photo-ops and availabilities with the prime minister, cabinet ministers, and all parliamentarians, to fulfil our function as journalists in a...

2014-04-02 08:28:27

TORONTO, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - How do journalists balance coverage of the oil patch in the face of a massive industry with powerful roots in their community? The Canadian Journalism Foundation explores this question at its next CJF J-Talk at the Calgary Petroleum Club on April 24. "I don't even have a home team in this issue, but the environmental and energy security issues are as complex as any on my energy beat--probably more complex than any of them actually," says Clifford...

2014-04-01 12:32:00

TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - To foster better understanding of Aboriginal issues in Canada's major media and community outlets, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is pleased to introduce the new CJF Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship. "This is a very special new initiative for CJF," says Bob Lewis, chair of the CJF. "It aims in a small way to help bridge the yawning gap between traditional news media and the oft-ignored stories of Canada's Aboriginal people. The...

2014-04-01 12:30:45

Celebrating a journalist who is shining a spotlight on women's equality issues TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Only a few days are left to apply for The Landsberg Award, presented by The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) in association with the Canadian Women's Foundation. Journalists giving greater profile to women's equality issues are encouraged to apply before Friday, April 4, 5:00 p.m. EDT. The award will recognize a working journalist (employed or freelance) doing...

2014-03-26 12:27:36

LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USC Annenberg Dean, Ernest J. Wilson III announced today that Willow Bay has been named director of the School of Journalism at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Bay is a highly skilled journalist, author, producer, digital news editor and national broadcast and global cable television news anchor. Her selection as director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism follows a national search across the...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.