Webinar: LinkedIn for Journalists

LinkedIn is often known only as a networking tool, though it can also be used as a powerful research tool. In this webinar, Katt Stearns will show you how to best to use this overlooked social media platform and answer the question, “should I pay to ‘go Pro’?” If you’re one of those people who […]

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2018 Dalton Camp Award deadline December 1

The deadline for the 2018 Dalton Camp Award is approaching. The annual essay competition is open to submissions until Friday, December 1. The competition awards the best essay (or essays) about the link between democracy and the media in Canada. The competition is open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Essays must be written in English and […]

Posted on October 13, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Toronto media mixer: Beyond Diversity

Toronto-area media students and freelancers, you’re invited to the free Beyond Diversity mixer on Wednesday, October 11th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Page One Cafe (106 Mutual St). From the “appropriation prize” fiasco, to the editorial decision to protect the identity of a woman who used a racial slur, these incidents over the last […]

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Webinar: The Art of Lifestyle Writing

Join us on Wednesday, August 16, at 3:00 p.m. E.T. for a webinar with writer Arti Patel called “The art of lifestyle writing.”

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Webinar: Twitter for Journalists

With over 328 million active users and over 500 million tweets published each day, Twitter has become a critical business tool. Yet many individuals and businesses still struggle to find ways to integrate Twitter into their marketing strategy. If you’re wondering whether you’re getting the most out of Twitter, register for our upcoming webinar with […]

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Free spaces in Toronto podcasting program available to CMG Freelance members

CMG Freelance is pleased to offer four free spaces in an upcoming Camp Tech Intro to Podcasting Program in Toronto. On Saturday, August 12th, professional podcast producer JP Davidson will lead you through this 6-hour workshop, complete with audio recording and editing exercises and information on how to publish your podcast once it’s complete. For more details […]

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Toronto media mixer: Digital security for journalists and filmmakers

In an era of mass surveillance and targeted intrusions, our privacy as media workers – and the security of our sources – is constantly threatened. How do we manage the risks while still reporting the stories that need to be told? Toronto-area journalists and filmmakers are invited to a mixer and round table discussion on […]

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Webinar: Facebook for journalists

How could you be using Facebook  to promote your work more effectively? Tune into our upcoming webinar with Katt Stearns to find out. Facebook for Journalists is scheduled for Thursday, June 29th at 3:00 p.m. EST. During this session, Katt will dive into what is working right now on Facebook and what’s not. You’ll learn how to […]

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Freelancers’ social night in Vancouver June 19

Vancouver-area freelancers, come out for a social evening with peers and colleagues on Monday, June 19 at 6 p.m. at Central City Brewing (871 Beatty St). CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome. Take a break from work to come and catch up with your freelance friends or meet some new ones. You never […]

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Toronto workshop: Privacy and digital security at the border

Toronto-area freelancers are invited to a free, hands-on workshop about digital security and privacy for journalists when crossing borders. It’s scheduled for June 12th from 6:15-9:30 pm at the Transmedia Zone (Ryerson University). The workshop will be led by Harlo Holmes, the director of newsroom digital security at Freedom of the Press Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting and advocating on […]

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