U.S. President Donald Trump's attacks on the media make reporters more vulnerable to abuse around the world, a prominent lawyer for the rights of journalists told an international gathering on on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
The Liberal government is inviting eight news associations to nominate candidates to a panel that will help figure out which media outlets will be eligible to benefit from a $595-million package to support the struggling industry.
A special investigation by National Observer that uncovered how the federal government rigged its review of a major pipeline project to ensure its approval has been nominated for the Canadian Journalism Foundation Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Canada and Britain will co-host an international summit in London this summer on the growing threats to freedom of the press, and to promote better protection of journalists, The Canadian Press has learned.
The Toronto Sun committed a “serious breach of journalistic standards” for falsely reporting that refugees were slaughtering goats at a Scarborough hotel, said a self-regulating Canadian press council in a scathing statement released on Thursday night.
Five current employees of Torstar and one former employee will be forced to submit to questioning under oath in connection with an investigation into an alleged media conspiracy between Torstar, the owner of the Toronto Star, and Postmedia, the owner of daily newspapers across the country.