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

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

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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

Forcing reporter to give RCMP info on ‘dead’ terror suspect ‘unreasonable,’ Vice argued at hearing
3 months ago

Forcing reporter to give RCMP info on ‘dead’ terror suspect ‘unreasonable,’ Vice argued at hearing

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Forcing a reporter to give information on a terror suspect to the RCMP would be unreasonable given that the wanted Canadian man is almost certainly dead, an Ontario justice heard on Tuesday.
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Vice Media reporter must turn over materials to RCMP, appeal court rules
2 years ago

Vice Media reporter must turn over materials to RCMP, appeal court rules

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By The Canadian Press

A Vice Media reporter must give the RCMP the background materials he used for stories on an accused terrorist, Ontario’s top court affirmed Wednesday.

In a… Continue Reading Vice Media reporter must turn over materials to RCMP, appeal court rules

Free expression organizations protest charges against reporter
2 years ago

Free expression organizations protest charges against reporter

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By Grant Buckler

Media and freedom of expression organizations are protesting after the Royal Canadian Mounted Police charged Justin Brake, a reporter for The Newfoundland and Labrador Independent,… Continue Reading Free expression organizations protest charges against reporter

Rally planned to support Vice journalist fighting RCMP production order
2 years ago

Rally planned to support Vice journalist fighting RCMP production order

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By Grant Buckler

A coalition of press freedom organizations have planned a rally on Monday, Feb. 6, in support of Ben Makuch. The Vice Media Canada journalist was ordered in… Continue Reading Rally planned to support Vice journalist fighting RCMP production order

Radio-Canada fights RCMP attempt to obtain interview materials
3 years ago

Radio-Canada fights RCMP attempt to obtain interview materials

By Grant Buckler

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are seeking to obtain never-broadcast excerpts of interviews conducted by Alain Gravel, formerly of the Radio-Canada current affairs program Enquête, concerning alleged… Continue Reading Radio-Canada fights RCMP attempt to obtain interview materials