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Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award open for entries


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Canadian photojournalists with less than five years of experience can now apply for the annual Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award. This six-week paid internship at The Canadian Press head office in Toronto will take place between April and September 2020. Students, freelance [Read the full article…]

2017 Ali Mustafa Memorial Award for freelance photojournalists open for applications


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Freelance photojournalists are invited to apply for the 2017 Ali Mustafa Memorial Award for People’s Journalism. The award is granted to young photojournalists in honour of Ali Mustafa, a Canadian freelance photographer killed in Aleppo, Syria in 2014. Applications for this [Read the full article…]

President of NPAC decries Black Press newspaper’s call for volunteer photographers


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Stories about the devaluing of photojournalism are all too common these days, but it’s still shocking when things hit a new low. When John Lehmann, president of the News Photographers Association of Canada, heard that a newspaper in Victoria was advertising for volunteer [Read the full article…]

After Foley: Supporting international freelancers

By datejie cheko green. Storify by Steph Guthrie
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On 9 September 2014, Columbia University’s Journalism school streamed “After James Foley: Covering Conflict When Journalists are Targets”. The conversation generated more than 900 tweets worldwide, with much focus on the unique risks to freelance reporters. CMG Freelance storifies the highlights.

Photographer Christopher Grabowski on the challenges of freelancing

by Rachel Sanders
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Christopher Grabowski is an award-winning photographer whose work has been published in the Globe and Mail, the Washington Post, and MacLean’s among many other North American and European publications. Grabowski is presenting a Tyee Master Class in Vancouver tomorrow and took the time to talk with Story Board [Read the full article…]