Breaking Down Newsroom Silos

  • Blog
  • February 21, 2017



Written by Lis Travers, General Manager CTVNews.ca, CTV News Channel, and President Radio Television Digital News Foundation How many times, in how many newsrooms, from how many leaders, have we heard about the need to break down the silos? Years ago that meant getting departments to, at very least, talk to each other, let alone

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RTDNA Awards of Excellence – Entry period extended to February 2




RTDNA Canada is currently accepting submissions to the 2017 Regional and Network Awards celebrating excellence in Canadian news and sports programming. Due to demand, the entry period has been extended to February 2. Last year, the RTDNA Awards Program underwent a review and subsequent expansion to acknowledge the growing importance of digital, live network sports

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2016 Accomplishments & The Year Ahead




As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on what has been a busy and productive year at RTDNA Canada. The association introduced an updated and overhauled Code of Journalistic Ethics, which more accurately reflects the current state of our industry. The new code has been adopted by the CBSC and it continues

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RTDNA Canada calls for an end to spying on the media in Quebec

  • Blog
  • November 4, 2016



RTDNA Canada condemns the action taken by the Quebec provincial police in which six members of the media were spied on in 2013 as part of a police investigation. The action is contrary to a democracy with an independent media. RTDNA Canada President Ian Koenigsfest says the activity is extremely troubling and contravenes the RTDNA’s

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The Key to Finding the Right Internship

  • Blog
  • November 2, 2016



Tips on how to choose well and increase your chances of getting a job Written by Lis Travers, RTDNF President   You’ve done the homework. Read the book. Wrote the script. In today’s J-schools, you probably also shot, edited, and tweeted, Facebooked and Instagrammed your story assignment as well. Now you are ready, oh so

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Go Live and Stay Safe

  • Blog
  • September 29, 2016



Written by Kym Geddes, International Representative, RTDNA Canada Despite the development of Periscope and Facebook Live, electronic journalists still have superior ability and opportunity to provide viewers and listeners with vital news information instantly. Journalists have a special responsibility in such situations to be accurate and to be measured in the tone of their coverage.

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