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June 21, 2019

Michener Award goes to the Telegraph-Journal

Michener Award goes to the Telegraph-Journal
The Telegraph-Journal has won the 2018 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism for its 18-month series Sounding the Alarm.

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

Research: Social media leading source of distrust

Research: Social media leading source of distrust
Fake news is a key driver for Canadians losing trust in media and Facebook is considered the worst offender of fake news distribution by two thirds of respondents.

John Honderich honoured with 2019 CJF
Lifetime Achievement Award

John Honderich honoured with 2019 CJF Lifetime Achievement Award
John Honderich, chair of the Star’s parent company Torstar Corporation, has been honoured with the 2019 Canadian Journalism Foundation’s lifetime achievement award, in recognition of his devoted stewardship of the craft.

MARKETING FEATURE

Boomers are among the strongest newspaper readers

Boomers are among the strongest newspaper readers
The Newspapers 24/7 research provides insight on newspaper reading habits, by platform and by time of day. The rise of digital platforms (phone, tablet, computer) has provided Canadians with alternative methods of accessing newspaper content.

The Globe and Mail's ambitious new product
already having an impact

The Globe and Mail's ambitious new product already having an impact
In March, The Globe and Mail launched a new product called Canada’s Top Growing Companies. The product is a competitive ranking designed to highlight the Canada's boldest businesses based on revenue growth.

Former MCNA President passes away

Former MCNA President passes away
Bob Mummery, the former owner and publisher of the Minnedosa Tribune, and former president of the Manitoba Community Newspapers Association passed away earlier this month at this home in Victoria, B.C. He was 72.

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News earns
second-place national award

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News earns second-place national award
Colleen Flanagan, a multi-media journalist with the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News, earned second place for best photo essay in the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards.

QCNA Executive Director Sylvie Goneau
takes leave of absence

QCNA Executive Director Sylvie Goneau takes leave of absence
Sylvie Goneau is taking a leave of absence from QCNA Executive Director duties, the association announced in a press release.

Small, mid-sized newsrooms can apply for free data training

Small, mid-sized newsrooms can apply for free data training
Applications are now open for small and midsize newsrooms in Canada and the U.S. to receive free data training from Investigative Reporters & Editors in partnership with the Google News Initiative.

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