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Lessons from the Newsroom

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CP Style Webinar

On-demand recording available for a limited time

$65.00 | 60 minutes

James McCarten, Editor, The Canadian Press Stylebook 

Register to view this on-demand webinar where James McCarten teaches lessons from The Canadian Press newsroom and shares the ways that CP style can improve your writing and communication skills. The video recording is presented as eight segments, so you can view the topics in whatever order is most relevant to you. 


With the expert himself, delve into CP style rules, and the reasoning behind them.  Catch up on CP’s advice and expanded guidance on:  

  • How to avoid common mistakes
  • Rules for capitalization 
  • An introduction to proper hyphen use
  • Writing tips from the newsroom


James looks into the camera. He wears glasses. He is seen in close up James McCarten has served as editor of the Canadian Press Stylebook and Caps and Spelling since 2010. He has worked for CP in Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Queen’s Park, Ottawa and Washington, D.C., where he currently serves as the agency’s sole foreign correspondent. Prior to Washington, he spent eight years in Ottawa as the company’s parliamentary news editor and acting parliamentary bureau chief.

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Earn your CP Style Certification for display on your resumé or LinkedIn profile after testing your knowledge.



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    This on-demand webinar is non-refundable.
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    The Canadian Press owns all intellectual property rights in and to the content, recordings and materials presented and/or distributed as the CP Style Webinar On-Demand (collectively “the Program”). By purchasing access to the Program, you agree to the following Terms of Use:The Program is provided to you for personal informational purposes only. You will not copy, modify, reprint, reproduce, distribute, sell or make the Program available to third parties, in digital, printed or any other form. This includes, but is not limited to, the creation of screenshots, the capturing of videos, and the creation of any recordings, imitations, adaptations or alterations.
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This webinar helps you ensure your writing follows the latest standards adopted by media and communications professionals nationwide: 

  • Journalists
  • Corporate communicators
  • Teachers and students
  • Public relations writers
  • Website producers
  • Magazine writers and editors