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2014-03-25 12:28:32

TORONTO, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - David Akin, national bureau chief for Sun Media and host of Battleground, will speak at The Canadian Journalism Foundation's J-Talk Does The Press Gallery Matter? at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on April 9. Akin joins speakers Jennifer Ditchburn, senior parliamentary correspondent for the Ottawa bureau of The Canadian Press, Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, Senator Jim Munson, a...

2014-03-20 16:24:54

CINCINNATI, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scripps Howard Foundation is proud to announce the winners and finalists of its annual Scripps Howard Awards, honoring the best work in the communications industry and journalism education in 2013. Established in 1953, the Scripps Howard Foundation's national journalism awards competition is open to news organizations based in the U.S. and recognizes outstanding print, broadcast and online journalism in 15 categories. Two additional...

2014-03-20 12:31:09

CJF J-Talk in Ottawa TORONTO, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - With access to the Prime Minister, ministers and MPs increasingly restricted, is the influence of political reporters on the wane? The Canadian Journalism Foundation explores this question at its next J-Talk at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on April 9. "Parliament's recognition and respect for the role the media have to play in our democratic system dates back to Confederation - journalists were there in the gallery...

2014-03-13 16:26:05

TORONTO, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Tomorrow is the deadline for The Canadian Journalism Foundation's Greg Clark Award, a unique opportunity for early-career journalists to spend a week exploring their beat in greater depth. The award was created in memory of one of Canada's greatest journalists - a war correspondent, an avid outdoorsman, a humorist, but above all, a great reporter who excelled at storytelling. The deadline for applications is March 14, 2014. The Greg Clark Award is...

2014-03-07 08:24:17

TORONTO, March 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Only a week remains for early-career journalists looking to spend a week exploring their beat in greater depth to apply for The Canadian Journalism Foundation's Greg Clark Award. The award was created in memory of one of Canada's greatest journalists - a war correspondent, an avid outdoorsman, a humorist, but above all, a great reporter who excelled at storytelling. The deadline for applications is March 14, 2014. The Greg Clark Award is unique in...

2014-03-06 12:25:59

TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Lisa LaFlamme, chief anchor and senior editor of CTV National News, will host the 17(th) Annual Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards, an annual event that attracts more than 500 of the country's business and media luminaries. Taking place on June 4 at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, the annual gala honours individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to journalism and recognizes those who show exceptional promise. "This...

2014-03-06 12:25:31

TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The criteria for The Landsberg Award has been updated to encourage the submission of longer-form pieces of work from print, broadcast and online journalists. Initially requiring three examples of original work shining a spotlight on women's equality issues in Canada, the criteria now requires between one to three examples of original news reporting from 2013 so journalists working in both short and long forms of journalism can apply. Presented by...

2014-03-03 16:24:05

Knight Foundation invests $250,000 to support the growth of Public Insight Network and strengthen journalism education PHOENIX, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will establish an engagement and education hub for American Public Media's Public Insight Network, a community of tens of thousands of citizen sources who help journalists create deeper stories by sharing their experiences. The...

2014-02-26 16:26:58

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Journalists who give greater profile to women's equality issues can soon apply for the inaugural Landsberg Award, presented by The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) in association with the Canadian Women's Foundation. Applications will be received beginning on March 5, 2014. The Landsberg Award will recognize a working journalist (employed or freelance) doing exceptional research, analysis and writing through a gender lens about women's equality...

2014-02-21 12:23:17

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - With the deadline only a week away, The Canadian Journalism Foundation encourages print, online and broadcast media from across the country to apply for its Excellence in Journalism Award. This coveted award celebrates a news organization that embodies exemplary journalistic standards and practices with a resulting impact on the community it serves. Winners in two categories are selected: 1) Large or national media 2) Small or local media Past...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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