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When not to publish graphic images
1 week ago

When not to publish graphic images

I regularly advocate for journalists to tell stories they see as newsworthy in the manner they see fit, because a key element of the journalistic skill set is the ability… Continue Reading When not to publish graphic images

Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?
1 week ago

Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?

The importance of press freedom can never be understated. For Canadian journalists, horrific headlines from across the globe of missing, murdered, or imprisoned reporters are sobering reminders of the privilege… Continue Reading Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?

‘Dark day’ for Canadian journalism industry after Vice ruling
2 weeks ago

‘Dark day’ for Canadian journalism industry after Vice ruling

By  •  News, Law

Press freedom organizations are expressing disappointment after the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a lower-court ruling requiring Vice Media Canada to hand over all records of its communications with Farah… Continue Reading ‘Dark day’ for Canadian journalism industry after Vice ruling

Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court
2 weeks ago

Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court

By  •  News, Law

By Jim Bronskill

The Supreme Court of Canada says a reporter must give the RCMP material he gathered for stories about an accused terrorist.

The 9-0 decision is likely to… Continue Reading Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court

Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur
10 months ago

Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur

By  •  News, Law, Labour

JOHN’S, N.L. — A Newfoundland politician is hoping to change provincial harassment laws following the acquittal of a man who hurled sexual obscenities at a female TV reporter in St.… Continue Reading Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur

Vice urges RCMP to drop demand for materials if accused terrorist long dead
1 year ago

Vice urges RCMP to drop demand for materials if accused terrorist long dead

U.S. Central Command, which oversees American military operations in Syria and Iraq, maintains Farah Shirdon died two years ago.
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