Topic: Press Release

  • Announcing Award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter supported by RBC Future Launch

    TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2019 /CNW/ – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is pleased to announce the first ever award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter. The award is funded by the RBC Foundation in support of RBC Future Launch, a commitment to helping young Canadians prepare for the jobs of tomorrow. “Journalists for Human Rights is

  • JHR Announces Co-Chairs and Leading Sponsors for Night for Rights 2019 Gala

    TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2019 /CNW/ – On November 25, 2019, 400 of Canada’s top journalists, media executives, business and political leaders will gather at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Toronto to celebrate and recognize excellence in human rights journalism, from Thunder Bay in Northern Ontario to Bamako in Mali, and to illustrate the powerful impact of their work. Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is delighted to announce that Masai Ujiri, President of

  • Launching JHR’s program on “Fighting Disinformation through Strengthened Media and Citizen Preparedness in Canada.”

    TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2019 /CNW/ – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) announces the launch of its latest program “Fighting Disinformation through Strengthened Media and Citizen Preparedness in Canada.” The nine-month project will train both working journalists and the general public in strategies to recognize, track and expose disinformation campaigns on social media. It is funded by the Canadian Heritage’s

  • Journalists for Human Rights in Mali

    TORONTO, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ – Mali is a new country on JHR’s map. Starting in 2019, the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is funding a two-year pilot media development project with Journalists for Human Rights in the country. “The project will help ensure Mali’s people and policymakers are making decisions based on real news, not misinformation or disinformation,” said Rachel Pulfer, executive

  • Canadian Journalism Initiative to Promote Human Rights, Gender Equality and Press Freedom Worldwide Ramps Up

    The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announces $11.7 million Funding Boost for Journalists for Human Rights to launch “Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls” in the Middle East, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Kenya. TORONTO, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR), Canada’s largest global media development organization, today joins up

  • Book Launch ‘Journalist on Trial’ by Rodney Sieh

    TORONTO, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ – Journalists for Human Rights and Massey College are celebrating the book launch of ‘Journalist on Trial’ by Rodney Sieh on Tuesday March 12, from 5:30 – 7PM at Massey College, 4 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1 Journalist on Trial by Rodney D. Sieh (CNW Group/Journalists for Human Rights (JHR)) Rodney Sieh, Editor, FrontPageAfrica, and 2016-2017 Gordon N. Fisher / JHR

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