Webinar: Covering Provincial Politics

Provincial policy touches every part of Canadian life. Schools, hospitals and police forces rely on provincial governments for funding; employers and landlords have to follow a provincial government’s laws. Join us for a webinar that will introduce journalism students and less experienced reporters to the basics of covering provincial politics. You’ll learn who the key players […]

Posted on August 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Webinar: Covering Provincial Politics

UPDATE: This webinar has been postponed until fall. Stay tuned for more details in a few weeks’ time. Provincial policy touches every part of Canadian life. Schools, hospitals and police forces rely on provincial governments for funding; employers and landlords have to follow a provincial government’s laws. Join us for a webinar that will introduce journalism […]

Posted on June 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Webinar: Declutter Your Digital Data

These days, we all have digital DNA filled with an unwieldy amount of data. Photographs, social media accounts, blog posts, and old news reports fill mobile phones, tablets, hard drives, and the cloud. This results in the digital clutter problem, a largely invisible issue hidden inside sleek mobile phones and invisible data storage. Join us for a Lunch […]

Posted on May 1, 2019 at 11:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Webinar: Tax time freelance finances

Tax time is coming up and a CMG Freelance free webinar is just what you need to start to learn how to run your sole-proprietorship finances. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 26th at 12 noon ET (9am PT) for a financial “lunch-and-learn” (or “breakfast-and-learn” if you’re on the west coast) with the New School of Finance. […]

Posted on March 8, 2019 at 6:25 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Webinar: State Your Worth

Whether you’re a new freelancer wondering how to price your services or an experienced contractor looking to boost your income, CMG Freelance’s next webinar will help you determine what you’re worth. Understanding where to start (or sometimes re-start) when it comes to rate setting can be a painful undertaking–but it doesn’t have to be. Join us for […]

Posted on November 7, 2018 at 11:27 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Factual TV/Cineflix class action Q&A and webinar

If you work in factual TV and are wondering what’s going on with the class action lawsuit against Cineflix Canada, you’ll have the opportunity to find out more about it and ask questions next week. The Canadian Media Guild is holding an interactive webinar and Q&A for anyone interested in finding out more about this […]

Posted on November 6, 2018 at 7:32 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Webinar: Legal advice for journos on defamation, privacy concerns and reporting in conflict zones

Do you know your legal rights and responsibilities as a freelance journalist? If you could use a refresher, tune in to CMG Freelance’s upcoming webinar with lawyer Mark Donald. He’ll share information on journalists’ legal rights when covering protests or reporting from other high-conflict zones, including what to do if you’re arrested and detained. His […]

Posted on May 15, 2018 at 9:00 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Webinar: Handling The Physical and Emotional Realities of Journalism

Journalism can be a risky business – not just in conflict zones but in many domestic settings as well. The risks have grown steadily across the years, and no one is more vulnerable than the freelancer, working without the technical, physical and emotional support of a single employer, usually at a financial disadvantage too. CMG […]

Posted on April 25, 2018 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Webinar: Handling the Physical and Emotional Realities of Journalism

Journalism can be a risky business – not just in conflict zones but in many domestic settings as well. The risks have grown steadily across the years, and no one is more vulnerable than the freelancer, working without the technical, physical and emotional support of a single employer, usually at a financial disadvantage too. With […]

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Webinar: Reporting on Labour Issues with Sara Mojtehedzadeh

When Toronto Star reporter Sara Mojtehedzadeh went undercover on the croissant production line in a Toronto factory, she learned firsthand what workers were experiencing. “I was really conscious of keeping up with the pace of production and not losing my job and doing things right and making sure I didn’t get fired,” she told Story Board during […]

Posted on January 12, 2018 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,