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Town of Outlook responds to newspaper

A community newspaper in Saskatchewan has been accused by the town of 'malicious' tactics, after recently reaching out to the town's mayor to solicit...

World’s Press Demands Answers in Jamal Khashoggi Death

News Media Canada supports WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum's call on Saudi Arabia to provide immediate answers in the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who...

Free expression and press organizations award Region for its ‘dishonour’

The 2018 Code of Silence Award for outstanding achievement in government secrecy was awarded to Niagara's regional government in a ceremony held earlier this week. The...

Press freedom groups speak out in support of Aylmer Express

The Canadian Association of Journalists and the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom have spoken strongly in support of Aylmer Express publisher John Hueston...

News Media Canada releases statement supporting The Voice of Pelham

News Media Canada has written a letter to Town of Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn indicating its deep concern over recent actions taken by the...

Nominations Open for 2018 CCWPF Press Freedom Award

Do you know a journalist or media employee whose work has been frustrated by a cloak of secrecy over the public's right to know,...

65 journalists killed in 2017, 326 in prison

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is releasing its annual round-up of violence and abuses against journalists throughout the world. A total of 65 journalists were...
World Press Freedom Day

Press Freedom groups dismayed by seizure of reporter’s notes

Several organizations, including News Media Canada, are dismayed by the recent seizure of notes from Bill Sawchuk, a longtime reporter in St. Catharines, Ont.,...

News Media Canada supports #ProtectJournalists campaign

News Media Canada is a proud supporter of Reporters Without Borders #ProtectJournalists campaign, calling for the creation of a United Nations Special Representative for...

Saskatchewan Highways and Infrastructure named Canada’s most secretive provincial ministry

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure is the 2017 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in...