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October 22, 2021

Department of Canadian Heritage launches
Special Measures for Journalism 2021

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The Department of Canadian Heritage has announced that the Canada Periodical Fund is now accepting applications for the Special Measures for Journalism component, designed to provide recovery funding to Canadian magazines and non-daily community newspapers.

CCNAwards to return in 2022

Disrupted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, News Media Canada is pleased to announce that the CCNAwards will be relaunched in the Spring of 2022


Learn how to SPOT Fake News for Media Literacy Week

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Media Literacy Week is just around the corner and this is a great opportunity to remind your readers how to SPOT fake news in four simple steps. News Media Canada’s media literacy tool can be viewed online and in less than a minute readers can learn how to identify misinformation online.

Toronto Star invests in Investigative Journalism Bureau's collaborative reporting model

The Toronto Star is furthering its commitment to powerful collaborative journalism through a $100,000 contribution supporting the Investigative Journalism Bureau (IJB), a pioneering non-profit newsroom based at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

Bill Adsett, founder of Wellington Advertiser, dies at 86

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In a 2018 interview to commemorate the Advertiser’s 50th anniversary, he said the decision to start the newspaper was rooted in a “sense of community responsibility” and a desire to educate people about municipal politics and processes.

Five special themes to promote during Media Literacy Week

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If you aren’t sure how you’ll be spreading the word about the importance of quality fact-based journalism, MediaSmarts has developed several resources to help.


Latest report from Vividata shows readership
for news content holds firm

Results Vividata released the results of their Fall 2021 Canadian consumer survey late last week shows that seven out of 10 Canadian adults catch up on the news at least once a day.

SaltWire's Bruce MacKinnon wins U.S. cartooning award

SaltWire network cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon was honoured by the National Cartoonists Society.

A conversation about researching
digital media literacy in Canada

Panelists will reflect on how they teach research methods and how they mentor early career researchers interested in studying digital media literacy and the social impacts of technology.

Brandon Grosvenor appointed as Torstar's chief revenue officer

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Prior to joining Torstar in 2015, Grosvenor held executive sales and marketing roles with organizations such as Microsoft, Postmedia Network Inc., Sun Media, CanWest and Yellow Pages.

J-Talks Live explores how newspaper columnists
respond to hateful targeting

Canadian Journalism Foundation-J-Talks Live explores how newspap
While the digital age has brought unprecedented access to information, our society has also seen a proliferation of online harassment, especially for those in the public domain.

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