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    Greens and the election debate

    The leaders of the NDP and Conservatives have backed down on their opposition to Elizabeth May being included in the leader’s debate. Was it common sense and an example of character? Was it mere petty politics, a response to a…
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    Carleton launches election blog

    Carleton University’s School of Journalism has launched a new blog, called Campaign Perspectives 2008, about the federal election. Carleton’s faculty includes many of Canada’s senior political reporters, who have covered previous campaigns for news organizations such as CBC Television…
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    Greens and the election debate

    The consortium of  broadcast networks that organize the debates among political leader announced they will  exclude Green party Leader Elizabeth May. The group said in a news release that other other party leaders would refuse to participate in the debates…
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    Globe politics site fails on many levels

    The new Globe and Mail politics portal that was launched in advance of the election announcement is an incredible effort and represents some major resources. However, it fails on several levels. First, it does not fully utilize the interactive features…
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    Community newspaper coverage of Sunday’s election call lacking

    While it is said all politics is local, a quick survey of community newspapers sites in British Columbia, the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Ontario and the Atlantic region found an overwhelming majority did not have any breaking news regarding the election…
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    Election hub

    With a federal election finally out of the gates, J-Source is your election coverage hub. Find out what other journalists are thinking and doing, share a story, and gain that extra information and insight you need to do your best…
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    Greens and the election debate

    Nobody, so far, has adequately explained why the Green party has not already been included in election debates, even as their popularity rivals that of the Bloc Québécois and in some areas the New Democrats — who are included. In…