Topic: Press Release

  • Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) releases Emerging Voices: on access to post-secondary journalism education for Indigenous youth in Ontario

    TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is releasing Emerging Voices: A dual examination into access to post-secondary education for Indigenous youth in Ontario, and what journalism schools in Ontario are doing to implement Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Call To Action #86. Find a link to the report here. Emerging Voices cover, designed by Joshua Pawis-Steckley (CNW Group/Journalists for

  • Journalists for Human Rights and Seneca Emerging Indigenous Reporter Scholarship 2018

    Journalists for Human Rights is delighted to announce a new scholarship at Seneca to support Indigenous journalism students, as part of the organization’s Indigenous Reporters Program. TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is partnering with Seneca to offer a new tuition scholarship, to be funded by John Honderich and Journalists for Human Rights, for a student

  • Yes, Journalism has a Future! JHR helps ignite innovative journalism in Africa

    TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2017 /CNW/ – Three teams from the Journalism and Media Lab (JAMLAB) Accelerator programme have won first stage funding from the South Africa Media Innovation Program’s (SAMIP) first Innovation Challenge, a challenge put out by the Omidyar Network. The winning teams are Media Factory, Soul City and Volume News. They will share a pool of grant money to advance

  • And the JHR Lifetime Achievement Award in Human Rights Reporting goes to…

    TORONTO, Oct. 7 2016 /CNW/ – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is delighted to announce that Paul Barnsley, of Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN), is the winner of the annual JHR Lifetime Achievement Human Rights Reporting Award. Barnsley has had a long career covering human rights issues in Indigenous communities. He began his career working at the Tekawennake,

  • JHR Co-Founders Ben Peterson and Alexandra Sicotte-Levesque Honoured by Canadian Governor-General David Johnston for Meritorious Service

    Co-founders recognized for their work launching Journalists for Human Rights, Canada’s leading media development organization TORONTO, Dec. 21, 2015 /CNW/ – Journalists for Human Rights ( is delighted to announce that Canada’s Governor-General David Johnston has awarded JHR co-founders Ben Peterson and Alexandra Sicotte Levesque the Meritorious Service Medal for their work founding Journalists for Human Rights. Created in 1991, the medal is intended to recognize individuals

  • MEDIA CALL: Journalists for Human Rights Night for Rights Gala

    Journalists for Human Rights to welcome Toronto Raptors GM and media personalities to Night for Rights fundraising gala TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ – Tonight Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) will celebrate the transformative power of human rights journalism at its annual Night for Rights gala in Toronto. Lisa LaFlamme, chief anchor at CTV national news, and Masai Ujiri, general

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