Archive for the ‘CWA Canada Associate Members’ Category

Media Mixer – Digital Security for journalists and filmmakers


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In an era of mass surveillance and targeted intrusions, how do we manage the threat to our privacy — and that of our sources — while still reporting the stories that need to be told?

Student/young media union members program supports recommendations of Youth Employment Report


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The CWA Canada Associate Member Steering Committee, which leads the CWA Canada Associate Member program, is voicing support for several recommendations suggested by the expert panel on youth employment. The panel’s report, titled Strategies for a New World of Work: [Read the full article…]

Media Mixer: Freelancer or Employee?


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by Shelley Pascual “We need these media mixers to get to know one another, support one another and more importantly, push each other to advance our interests collectively,” said Lise Lareau, a top union official for the Canadian Media Guild. Lareau [Read the full article…]

Media mixer in Ottawa on April 20

Media mixer in Ottawa
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Ottawa media workers, students and freelancers: mark your calendars for an exciting evening of mentorship and networking. You’re invited to a media mixer on April 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Clocktower Brew Pub (200 Elgin Street). CWA Canada associate members is [Read the full article…]

Webinar April 11: Cyber Security for Journalists


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This webinar will focus on tangible and easy steps reporters can take to secure their everyday activities online and off.

Webinar: “How To Go Viral Like A Journalist”


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The next in our series of professional development webinars is scheduled for Tuesday February 28, at 3:00 p.m. E.T.

Webinar: “The Savvy Freelancer’s Guide to Contract Negotiation”


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Negotiating contracts is one of the most challenging parts of freelancing. To help you out with that, CMG Freelance has planned a webinar called “The Savvy Freelancer’s Guide to Contract Negotiation.” It’s scheduled for Wednesday, February 15 at 6 PM EST and will [Read the full article…]

Free Toronto event: “Journalism in Crisis” Book Launch and Panel Discussion, Feb. 09


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Join Canadian Media Guild and CWA Canada Associate members at this free event and panel discussion, to celebrate the book launch of “Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada” and discuss the future of [Read the full article…]

Toronto – free digital media mixer, Nov. 22


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  When: Tuesday, November 22nd, 5:30 – 8:30 PM EST Where: Watson’s, 388 Richmond St. W, Toronto, ON, M5V 3P1 FREE! RSVP HERE Join CMG, CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members for a free mixer for students, freelancers and current media workers in the GTA. This [Read the full article…]

Free Social Media Webinar for Members, Oct. 27


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CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are invited to sign up for a FREE social media webinar, led by Elamin Abdelmahmoud, social media editor at BuzzFeed Canada. What Do You Do When The Game Changes? Thursday, Oct. 27, 6 – [Read the full article…]