Her Excellency Adrienne Clarkson, presents the 2004 Michener-Deacon Fellowship to Cecil Rosner, bureau chief for CBC English Television News in Manitoba. (Foundation President, Pierre Bergeron, looks on).
He plans to write and research a book about the history of investigative journalism in Canada.
The Fellowship was presented during a ceremony held at Rideau Hall, Ottawa April 15th, 2004.
Introduced in 1987, the Fellowship of the Michener Awards Foundation is to advance education in the field of journalism and to foster promotion of the public interest through values that benefit the community. One or two fellowships have been awarded annually to mature journalists who wish to use four-month study-leaves to enhance their ability to pursue public service journalism.