Arnold Amber - IFJ mourns loss of true champion of working journalists rights
Sources News Release
Publisher: International Federation of Journalists
Date Written: 11/09/2017
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Working journalists have lost a true champion and the IFJ has lost a dear friend.
Abstract: "Working journalists have lost a true champion and the IFJ has lost a dear friend", IFJ General Secretary Anthony Bellanger said to mark the death of Arnold Amber, the former head of IFJ affiliate The Newspaper Guild, Canada.
His union honoured his memory as a "proud, passionate union leader, respected journalist, and fierce defender of free expression" following his death on Labour Day in a Toronto hospital with family at his bedside. He was 77.
Amber was director of TNG Canada from the t...
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