journalism

Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis, shown here during a break at her job at TSN, has earned a job with FIFA at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis: FIFA World Cup bound

Young journalist heading to Qatar to help FIFA with World Cup coverage

 

Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre addresses the Conservative caucus for the first time as leader during a meeting in Ottawa on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal Conservative leader tells followers to ‘go around’ the media

Pierre Poilievre asking for donations after facing heckling journalist

 

Black Press Media has joined 46 other journalism associations and media outlets to call for more action against hate and threats that target journalists and their safety. (CAJ creative)

Black Press Media joins 46 media outlets to call for plan to protect journalists against hate, threats

Led by the Canadian Association of Journalists, police and the federal government need to do more to protect reporters

  • Sep 1, 2022

 

Lisa Farquharson opens the 2022 Ma Murray Awards on May 14, 2022, in Richmond, B.C. (BC Care Providers photo)

Black Press Media reporters win big at B.C. and Yukon journalism awards

Black Press Media news teams received 88 nominations in 42 out of the 45 award categories

Lisa Farquharson opens the 2022 Ma Murray Awards on May 14, 2022, in Richmond, B.C. (BC Care Providers photo)
A Toronto Police officer keeps watch as a person screams at a journalist doing a television report at a rally against COVID-19 restrictions, which began as a cross-country convoy protesting a federal vaccine mandate for truckers, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022. Experts and advocates say the treatment of journalists, captured in many cases on video, during protests against public health measures should be a wake-up call. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Journalism experts say threats to press during protests a wake-up call

Experts say impacts can be even more severe on BIPOC and female journalists

A Toronto Police officer keeps watch as a person screams at a journalist doing a television report at a rally against COVID-19 restrictions, which began as a cross-country convoy protesting a federal vaccine mandate for truckers, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022. Experts and advocates say the treatment of journalists, captured in many cases on video, during protests against public health measures should be a wake-up call. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves a Liberal caucus meeting as members of the media look on in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian journalists grappling with epidemic of online bullying, harassment: Survey

Epidemic of online bullying leaving many in the industry struggling with mental health challenges

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves a Liberal caucus meeting as members of the media look on in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A pedestrian walks past signage at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris

Black Press Media pens deal with Google Canada on News Showcase platform

Twenty-seven community news publications part of significant journalism agreement

A pedestrian walks past signage at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris
Abbotsford’s Baneet Braich has earned the Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Baneet Braich earns Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship

Abbotsford Senior grad receives a four month paid internship with CBC as part of scholarship

Abbotsford’s Baneet Braich has earned the Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship. (Submitted)
A message displayed on the HuffPost Canada site announces they will no longer be publishing content as of March 9, in this screengrab taken Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Huffington Post Canada sees layoffs, website closure weeks after acquired by Buzzfeed

It’s part of a restructuring plan for the company, with changes also predicted for U.K. and Australia

A message displayed on the HuffPost Canada site announces they will no longer be publishing content as of March 9, in this screengrab taken Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The shirts sell for $45, with 30 per cent of proceeds from each sale going to Battered Women’s Support Services in Vancouver. (Madame Premier/Sarah Elder-Chamanara)

Canadian company launches ‘hysterical’ T-Shirt to combat health officials’ use of word

A partnership with Tamara Taggart will see women broadcast the word on a T-shirt or tote bag

The shirts sell for $45, with 30 per cent of proceeds from each sale going to Battered Women’s Support Services in Vancouver. (Madame Premier/Sarah Elder-Chamanara)
Allan Fotheringham grew up in Chilliwack and went on to write nine books and become perhaps the most well-known columnist in Canada.

A legendary columnist with Chilliwack ties, Allan Fotheringham passes away at age 87

Fotheringham moved to Chilliwack at 10 years old and had his first byline in the Chilliwack Progress

Allan Fotheringham grew up in Chilliwack and went on to write nine books and become perhaps the most well-known columnist in Canada.
FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Black Press Media winners shine at B.C. and Yukon journalism awards

Publications received nods in dozens of categories

FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
(Black Press Media files)

Liberal changes to media aid plan hint at speedier spending, industry group says

Liberals first unveiled a $595-million, five-year package of help for the news industry in the 2019 budget

(Black Press Media files)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press)

Pandemic-related supports coming for media and journalism, Trudeau says

Announcement follows closure of publications by one large newspaper chain in Atlantic Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press)
National Post reporter Christie Blatchford poses in Toronto on August 31, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/National Post - Peter J. Thompson

Longtime newspaper columnist Christie Blatchford dead at 68

Blatchford had been undergoing treatment for lung cancer in Toronto

National Post reporter Christie Blatchford poses in Toronto on August 31, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/National Post - Peter J. Thompson
Happy at Home on the Farm

Happy at Home on the Farm

Violane Mitchell and Tom Henry at Stillmeadow Farm

  • Feb 1, 2019
Happy at Home on the Farm