After the G20 folded its tent, first-hand
accounts of media repression
have continued being posted on J-Source.  In ‘Access
Denied
,’ reporter Jesse Freeston describes being beaten by police. In the
Student’s Lounge, there’s an account of a student journalist having to hand over his notes and camera, and in J-News, a story of cameras being returned with images gone. As calls for public scrutiny mount, this backgrounder on
covering public inquiries
is a helpful read. So is the Riot Survival Guide. If you were there, Canadian
Journalists for Free Expression is conducting a survey of
journalists’ experiences. And if you got roughed-up, take heart that although
the rest of the world wasn’t very interested,
at least Canadians
tuned in
.


After the G20 folded its tent, first-hand
accounts of media repression
have continued being posted on J-Source.  In ‘Access
Denied
,’ reporter Jesse Freeston describes being beaten by police. In the
Student’s Lounge, there’s an account of a student journalist having to hand over his notes and camera, and in J-News, a story of cameras being returned with images gone. As calls for public scrutiny mount, this backgrounder on
covering public inquiries
is a helpful read. So is the Riot Survival Guide. If you were there, Canadian
Journalists for Free Expression is conducting a survey of
journalists’ experiences. And if you got roughed-up, take heart that although
the rest of the world wasn’t very interested,
at least Canadians
tuned in
.

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