A Message From The President




From my own observations and all the feedback I have received it appears that the 2017 national conference was a great success and well received by those who attended. Year on year, our attendance numbers were up and we had a record number of award entries. In addition to the success of the national convention,

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CANADIANS TRUST IN THE TRADITIONAL NEWS MEDIA REMAINS STRONG EVEN IN THE FAKE NEWS ERA




77% of Canadians are more likely to believe the media over the government (23%) when the government denies a report May 26, 2017: Is there a low public trust in mainstream news and has that put the industry at risk? Is the journalistic profession in danger of becoming irrelevant? A critical issue that has kept

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RTDNA Canada National Conference & Awards Gala




In this era of fake news, media distrust and rapid technological change, is the news industry in a crisis? Join us for the 2017 RTDNA Canada National Conference on May 26-27 in Toronto (ON) themed Connecting With Audiences in the Age of Mistrust, for some frank discussions about how to reconnect and regain the trust

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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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