By Stefan Rinas
#FollowFriday is an opportunity for CJFE to showcase individuals and groups doing important work in the field of free expression. Please note that certain follow recommendations are not wholesale endorsements of all of an individual’s or organization’s positions.
Since its inception in 2009, the Scotiabank/CJFE Journalism Fellowship has provided journalists with extensive work experience in Latin America with an opportunity for to study at Toronto’s Massey College.
(TORONTO, June 13, 2013) – Scotiabank, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) and Massey College at the University of Toronto, are pleased to announce that José Peralta of Uruguay has been awarded the 2013/14 Scotiabank/CJFE Journalism Fellowship at Massey College. Peralta is the fourth Latin American journalist to be awarded the fellowship for a mid-career journalist. Previous winners have come from El Salvador, Mexico and Venezuela.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez' death on Tuesday stirred up a range of emotions from his opposition and supporters alike.
Mary Triny Mena, Scotiabank / CJFE Journalism Fellow and journalist at Venezuela's Globovision, offered her perspective on Chavez' death and the future of press freedom in Venezuela in The Globe and Mail.
(TORONTO, February 8, 2013) Scotiabank, together with Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) and Massey College at the University of Toronto, look forward to welcoming another Latin American journalist to take part in the eight-month Scotiabank/CJFE Journalism Fellowship at Massey College at the University of Toronto in 2013–2014.