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Vice reporter Ben Makuch loses final bid to block RCMP demand for background material
11 months ago

Vice reporter Ben Makuch loses final bid to block RCMP demand for background material

By  •  News

By Colin Perkel

A reporter’s last-ditch attempt at blocking an RCMP demand for his background materials in a terrorism case failed Thursday with a judge refusing to stay the production… Continue Reading Vice reporter Ben Makuch loses final bid to block RCMP demand for background material

Journalism’s Assange problem
1 year ago

Journalism’s Assange problem

By Kathy Kiely, University of Missouri-Columbia and Laurel Leff, Northeastern University

These days, anybody with an internet connection can be a publisher.

That doesn’t make everybody a journalist.

This distinction… Continue Reading Journalism’s Assange problem

‘Dark day’ for Canadian journalism industry after Vice ruling
1 year 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