Michener winners honoured at Rideau Hall

Michener honours go to the Globe and Mail, Fellowships honour investigative journalist Annie Burns-Pieper and online journalist Tamara Baluja. Ottawa, June 12, 2018 — The Globe and Mail has won the 2017 Michener Award for its series Unfounded, a massive investigation into the systematic mismanagement of sexual assault cases by Canadian police forces. The revelations led to…

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Michener Award finalists named

Ottawa, May 14, 2018 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2017 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism. The finalists are: Cogeco Media; CBC Edmonton; Global News; The Globe and Mail; The Toronto Star; and The Vancouver Sun. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will…

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Michener Awards Foundation announces Fellowship winners

Ottawa, May 3, 2018 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the 2018 Michener-Deacon Fellowships will be awarded to journalists Annie Burns-Pieper and Tamara Baluja. The Michener-Deacon Fellowship for Investigative Reporting is awarded to print journalist Annie Burns-Pieper to look into how Global Affairs Canada deals with Canadians abroad who run into trouble. The government…

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Michener Award and Fellowships: Last call for entries and applications

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2018 /CNW/ – The Michener Awards Foundation is reminding news organizations and journalists that the deadline is less than three weeks away for entries and applications for the annual Michener Award and two fellowships. Alan Allnutt, the foundation president, said he encourages news organizations whose journalism has achieved results for the public good…

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Michener winners honoured at Rideau Hall

Michener honours go to the London Free Press, Fellowships honour investigative journalist Valérie Borde and the Ottawa Citizen’s Matthew Pearson Joe Ruscitti, editor-in-chief of the London Free Press, receives the Michener Award from His Excellency David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. Ottawa, June 14, 2017 — The London Free Press has won the 2016 Michener Award for…

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Michener Awards Foundation announces Fellowship winners

Ottawa, May 15, 2017 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the 2017 Michener-Deacon Fellowships will be awarded to journalists Valérie Borde and Matthew Pearson. The Michener-Deacon Fellowship for Investigative Reporting is awarded to print journalist Valérie Borde, an award-winning science writer and frequent contributor to L’actualité. Borde will investigate the institutions responsible for food safety…

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Michener Award finalists named

Ottawa, May 1, 2017 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2016 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism. The finalists are: The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The Toronto Star and Radio-Canada; The Globe and Mail; The London Free Press; The National Observer; La Presse and; The Toronto Star. His Excellency the…

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Michener Award: most entries since 2010

Ottawa, February 28, 2017 – The Michener Foundation announced today that it has received 35 entries for the 2016 Michener Award for public service journalism. This is the most entries received for the Award since 2010. Kim Kierans, Vice-President of the University of King’s College and chair of the Michener Award judging panel, said there…

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Michener Award and Fellowships: Last call for entries and applications

  OTTAWA, January 20, 2017 — The Michener Awards Foundation  is reminding news organizations and journalists that the deadline is less than a month away for entries and applications for the annual Michener Award and two fellowships. Russell Mills, the foundation president, said he encourages news organizations whose journalism has achieved results for the public…

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