Entries open for Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award

Canadian photojournalists with less than five years of experience can now apply for the tenth annual Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award. This six-week paid internship at The Canadian Press head office in Toronto will take place sometime between April and September 2019. Students, freelance photographers and photographers employed at regional or non-daily publications are all eligible to apply. The […]

Posted on January 16, 2019 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Newspapers reject overreaching freelance photography contracts

by Rachel Sanders Freelance photographers have something to celebrate this week: a little pushback from newspapers against overreaching contracts for concert photography. The Montreal Gazette, La Presse, Le Journal de Montréal, Le Devoir and Métro refused to send photographers to the Taylor Swift show at the Bell Centre in Montreal last Tuesday because of a […]

Posted on July 15, 2015 at 11:35 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

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: , ,