It’s Right to Know Week
in Canada,
but few journalists are celebrating. In the midst of an election, public
servants aren’t talking to the public, and the prime minister’s ‘no reporter
zone’ is enjoying some added muscle from the RCMP. Here’s a round-up of this week’s news that (in some circles) wasn’t fit to print:      

 We’re chopped
liver – is the RCMP the chopping block?

 Election tightens
media policies

 Defence officials
muzzled?

(image by 65 Pontiac)

It’s Right to Know Week
in Canada,
but few journalists are celebrating. In the midst of an election, public
servants aren’t talking to the public, and the prime minister’s ‘no reporter
zone’ is enjoying some added muscle from the RCMP. Here’s a round-up of this week’s news that (in some circles) wasn’t fit to print:      

 We’re chopped
liver – is the RCMP the chopping block?

 Election tightens
media policies

 Defence officials
muzzled?

(image by 65 Pontiac)

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Patricia W. Elliott is a magazine journalist and assistant professor at the School of Journalism, University of Regina. You can visit her at patriciaelliott.ca.