Thursday, November 13, 2014

Radio-Canada staff protest job cuts by rejecting boss' award

Radio-Canada staff refused an award presented to them Wednesday by CBC President Hubert Lacroix in protest against ongoing job losses, the Canadian Press reports.
The Sherbrooke, Que. newsroom had been selected to receive the President's Award in the "Audience First" category — an internal newsroom honour — for their coverage of the Lac-Megantic disaster.
The newsroom of about 60 people had tied for the award with the Calgary office, who were honoured for their coverage of the massive flooding in June 2013.
Full Canadian Press story

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