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Apr 17, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Despite delays in getting an adequate response, the Regina magazine is making use of what documents it has obtained.  

Apr 17, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

CTV News Kitchener is expanding its Sunday evening newscast to a full hour following the cancellation of Provincewide after 29 years. 

Apr 16, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle, one of three journalists who has seen the infamous video of Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack cocaine, is joining The Globe and Mail

Apr 09, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Does the national media coverage of the government matter as much as it used to? Join Jennifer Ditchburn, senior parliamentary correspondent for the Ottawa bureau of The Canadian Press, Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister of Multiculturalism, Senator Jim Munson, a former long-time member of the Press Gallery, and David Akin, national bureau chief for Sun Media and host of Battleground, for this discussion. Tom Clark, the chief political correspondent for Global News and host of The West Block, moderates this panel.

Apr 08, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Despite all the attempts to limit access to information at the federal level, journalists in the press gallery are still breaking important stories. Parliamentary press gallery president Laura Payton reflects on why Canadians should still want a strong journalism community in Ottawa as the message control gets tighter.

Apr 04, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

An election endorsement doesn’t stop the editorial board from criticizing anything the endorsed party or government subsequently does, writes The Globe and Mail's public editor Sylvia Stead.

Apr 03, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

The complainant, Senator Donald Plett, felt the information about his travel expenses and those of his wife were misrepresented online and on television. But CBC ombudsman Esther Enkin says the subject was reported fairly. 

Mar 31, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

The danger in having media and politics mix in Quebec, writes Toula Drimonis, is that Quebecor, which also owns TV network TVA and cable company Videotron, not only controls how Quebecers see themselves and the rest of Canada, but also how the rest of Canada sees Quebec.

Mar 27, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Friends of Canadian Broadcasting offers an annual award, encouraging Canadians to reflect and express themselves through original essays on the link between democracy and the media. J-Source is pleased to republish the award-winning essays. 

Mar 21, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Duffy: Stardom to Senate to Scandal is well-researched and elegantly written biography of Mike Duffy, from his days as an ambitious kid and his climb out of the Maritimes, to becoming a journalist and senator. Veteran Ottawa journalist Mark Bourrie reviews the book.

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Politics

A section devoted to political reporting, including recent posts from the J-Source team's look at coverage of this year's federal election.

      

   

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