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Craft Your Winning Pitch: Exclusive Workshop for the CJF-CBC Indigenous Journalism Fellowships

The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is thrilled to announce an new online workshop tailored for aspiring Indigenous journalists interested in applying for the CJF Indigenous Journalism Fellowships. Join us for a comprehensive one-hour session led by the CBC journalist and storyteller Lenard Monkman. During this workshop, Lenard Monkman will share invaluable insights on what makes […]

Misinformation in the Age of AI

Virtual event

As generative AI becomes increasingly prevalent in online news and information, it amplifies concerns about misinformation, disinformation, and potential fraud. A recent study by The CJF and Maru Public Opinion reveals a troubling statistic: half of Canadians express a lack of confidence in their ability to discern AI-generated misinformation from factual information. This widespread uncertainty […]

Emerging Business Models for News

Virtual event

In today's shifting journalism landscape, where traditional revenue streams falter amidst fragmented digital platforms and declining ad revenues, news outlets – particularly new and entrepreneurial ones – are seeking innovative models that prioritise access to news and informed communities. Our panel features industry upstarts who are creatively rethinking how to deliver value to audiences and […]

Reporting with Care: Ethical Journalism in the Shadow of Intimate Partner Violence

Virtual event

In the lead up to International Women's Day, the Canadian Journalism Foundation, in partnership with the Canadian Women’s Foundation, hosted a panel discussion on reporting intimate partner violence (IPV). With over 40% of Canadian women experiencing gendered violence from an intimate partner, this "shadow pandemic" demands sensitive and ethical journalism. Our panel comprised seasoned journalists […]

Navigating the New Normal: Media and Democracy in Challenging Times

On April 8, the Canadian Journalism Foundation in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in New York hosted Navigating the New Normal: Media and Democracy in Challenging Times, at the Consulate General of Canada in New York. In a year when more than four billion people in more than 70 countries around the globe […]

Inside WIRED and the Future of Digital News with Katie Drummond & Anita Li

Toronto Public Library, Bram and Bluma Appel Salon

What's at stake when technology changes journalism? As we move deeper into a digital age, the way we engage with media – and the way it’s produced – is changing. What are the benefits, and the drawbacks, when technology intersects with journalism? Katie Drummond, Global Editorial Director of WIRED, joins Anita Li, CEO/Editor-in-Chief of The Green […]

Inside Wired and the Future of Digital News with Katie Drummond & Anita Li

Toronto Public Library, Bram and Bluma Appel Salon

What's at stake when technology changes journalism? As we move deeper into a digital age, the way we engage with media – and the way it’s produced – is changing. What are the benefits, and the drawbacks, when technology intersects with journalism? Katie Drummond, Global Editorial Director of WIRED, joined Anita Li, CEO/Editor-in-Chief of The Green […]

Power and the Press: Marty Baron on Trump, Bezos and the Future of Journalism

Massey College 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

In a compelling conversation with Elizabeth Renzetti, William Southam Journalism Fellow (2015-16), former Globe and Mail columnist and author, Marty Baron, former executive editor of The Washington Post, delved into themes from his book "Collision of Power: Trump, Bezos and THE WASHINGTON POST." Baron and Renzetti explored the intersection of media, politics and society, highlighted […]