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It was a festive atmosphere in the new CJNU studio and offices. PHOTO: Doug Kretchmer

Free CNC workshops teach online multi-media journalism

Spring session focuses on audio storytelling and podcasting.

Book Week poster image by Ian Wallace.

Feeling bookish?

Children’s Hospital Book Market and Canadian Children’s Book Week provide plenty of opportunities to pick up a good read.

The forlorn Fringer

The forlorn Fringer

A reminder to look on the bright side if you find yourself at a play you don’t enjoy.

Register for Fall Training Sessions

Register for Fall Training Sessions

Learn about writing, photography, videography and more at free sessions hosted by journalists from local media.

Register for CNC training sessions

Register for CNC training sessions

Community News Commons is offering 17 FREE training workshops from April 22 to May 29 for anyone who wants to become citizen journalists in Winnipeg or Manitoba. Each session is unique and will cover writing, photography, videography and more. New this spring, every Wednesday there will be a practicum session at the Winnipeg Free Press […]

CNC Fall Training Sessions

CNC Fall Training Sessions

Want to learn how to be a citizen journalist or pick up some new skills? Register for CNC’s FREE fall training sessions.

Collaborations Inspire and Shape CNC

Collaborations Inspire and Shape CNC

We’re half way through the first six-week series of Community News Commons training sessions for citizen journalists and I’m happy to report that the response to these free workshops has been extremely positive. A large and diverse group of people from all walks of life have been attending the sessions. Their questions, comments and suggestions […]

The Reality of Citizen Journalism and CNC Training

The Reality of Citizen Journalism and CNC Training

Morley Safer, journalist and long time co-host of CBS’s famed TV news magazine show, 60 Minutes, recently said, “I would trust citizen journalism as much as I would trust citizen surgery.” Safer’s take on the changing face of journalism is blunt: “The blogosphere is no alternative, crammed as it is with ravings and manipulations of […]

CNC Training Workshops

CNC Training Workshops

Community News Commons is offering six FREE training workshops from May 15 to June 26. The workshops highlight multi-media online journalism and are designed as introductory sessions for those wanting to become citizen journalists in Winnipeg and elsewhere in Manitoba. Each workshop will be offered twice in the same week – Tuesday evenings and Thursday […]

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