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2014-05-31 00:20:10

CHARLOTTETOWN, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Toronto Star and Globe and Mail each won five awards while Michèle Ouimet of La Presse won two individual honours Friday as the National Newspaper Awards were handed out for the 65th time. Ouimet won in the Columns category and shared top spot with La Presse colleague Agnès Gruda in the International category. Ouimet has now won six NNAs in her career, one shy of the record seven won previously by Serge Chapleau of La Presse, Stephanie Nolen...

2014-05-25 16:20:54

VANCOUVER, May 25, 2014 /CNW/ - They are the best in their field, taking photos that capture in time some of life's most exciting, emotional and entertaining moments. The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) is pleased to recognize the work of Canada's most talented photojournalists in revealing the winners of the annual National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) awards competition. More than 1,150 images and multimedia projects from across Canada were entered in this year's...

2014-03-17 12:25:32

TORONTO, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Globe and Mail has 14 nominations to lead all entrants in the 65th National Newspaper Awards competition. The Toronto Star has 13 nominations and Montreal's La Presse has nine finalists in the competition, which is open to daily newspapers as well as online news sites approved for entry by the NNA Board of Governors. Other organizations with multiple nominations include the Canadian Press, with four, and the Calgary Herald, National Post and...

2014-02-20 12:26:29

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) and The Canadian Press are pleased to announce Hannah Yoon as this year's winner of the Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award. Yoon, a student in her final year at Loyalist College and a freelance photojournalist whose work has appeared in the Kitchener-Waterloo Record, will be joining The Canadian Press for a six-week internship this summer. "I am truly humbled and thankful for the opportunity I've been given...

2014-01-16 12:27:23

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Newspapers face sharp advertising declines, falling revenues and cuts in experienced staff, pages and content. Papers across the country have adopted paywalls in hopes that revenue from online will offset declines in print. But is it working? Four senior executives will discuss the trends and assess what lies ahead when the The Canadian Journalism Foundation presents its next J-Talk at the TMX Broadcast Centre in Toronto on January 23. Phillip...

2014-01-06 16:25:18

TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Only a few days remain for Canadian photojournalists early in their careers to apply for the Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award. The deadline is this Thursday, Jan. 9. Photojournalists who have been in the business less than five years are eligible to apply for a paid internship with The Canadian Press. Complete award criteria and application instructions, along with the online application form, are available at http://cjf-fjc.ca/awards_tomhanson....


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.