NewZulu Canada fills a need with its photography crowdsourcing platform

Legal cases that have arisen over improper use of photos sourced from social media over the past few years have demonstrated a growing need for a better system for crowdsourcing citizen journalism. Enter platforms like NewZulu — a crowdsourcing platform that recruits users to upload their photos of news events for potential sale to news outlets. […]

Posted on October 16, 2014 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Letter from CP Ottawa bureau workers expresses anger, disappointment over contract negotiations

Our post earlier this week about the contract negotiations between the Canadian Media Guild, on behalf of its members, and The Canadian Press focused on what both those bodies are asking for, but what about the employees and their voice in all this? More than two months into negotiations, and after the recent appointment of […]

Posted on February 10, 2012 at 10:28 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

The Canadian Media Guild fights on behalf of its members in negotiations with The Canadian Press

When the company you’re negotiating with starts off by calling its financial situation “dire,” it’s probably safe to assume you’re in for a long and bumpy ride. That’s the message that the Canadian Media Guild heard from to The Canadian Press late last year, when it began negotiating with the company on behalf of its […]

Posted on February 8, 2012 at 10:29 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,