RTDNA Canada welcomes SABAR Guidebook

Jun 21, 2012

Toronto, June 21, 2012 /CNW/ - RTDNA Canada – The Association of Electronic Journalists – welcomes a bilingual Aboriginal Key Terminology Guidebook initiative released today by the Strategic Alliance of Broadcasters for Aboriginal Reflection.

 “SABAR has kindly provided our membership with copies of the printed terminology guide,” says RTDNA Canada president Andy LeBlanc. “Our Ethics Committee has reviewed the guide and believes it will be useful for electronic journalists anywhere in Canada who are covering stories involving Aboriginal community and issues.” The glossary is being distributed to everyone attending RTDNA Canada’s 50th anniversary National Conference in Toronto June 21-23.

The searchable guidebook is available online and may be downloaded as a PDF: www.sabar.ca/key-terms

RTDNA Canada is the voice of electronic journalists and news managers in Canada.  The members of RTDNA Canada recognize the responsibility of electronic journalists to promote and to protect the freedom to report independently about matters of public interest and to present a wide range of expressions, opinions and ideas. The RTDNA Canada Code of Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in the profession.

For further information: For more information about RTDNA Canada:

Sherry Denesha    
Operations Manager
(416) 756-2213
sherry@rtdnacanada.com

Andy LeBlanc
President
president@rtdnacanada.com


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