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What led to a journalist covering Muskrat Falls being named in a court order?
5 years ago

What led to a journalist covering Muskrat Falls being named in a court order?

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor When a group of protesters in Muskrat Falls in Labrador cut the locks on the gate of a controversial hydroelectric project and marched in, journalist Justin Brake followed the story. “I just continued to do…
Emails reveal City of Lloydminster staff pushed Record launch in advance of possible local media closures
5 years ago

Emails reveal City of Lloydminster staff pushed Record launch in advance of possible local media closures

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By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor City of Lloydminster staff pushed ahead the launch of a city-run “online news source” to September 2016 to start building “credibility” should the city’s Postmedia-owned newspaper, the Lloydminster Meridian Booster, close. Emails obtained through an…
The BBC is expanding in Canada
5 years ago

The BBC is expanding in Canada

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By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor The BBC’s presence in Canada is about to get bigger. On June 30, the British broadcaster and online media outlet announced plans to launch a Canadian edition of BBC.com and open a three-person bureau in…
Briarpatch magazine needs $15,000 to keep publishing
5 years ago

Briarpatch magazine needs $15,000 to keep publishing

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By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor If Briarpatch magazine doesn’t raise $15,000 by July 30, it may have to cease publishing. On June 22, the 43-year-old politics and culture magazine based in Regina, Saskatchewan, announced that it was fundraising to help…
BuzzFeed Canada closing Ottawa bureau
5 years ago

BuzzFeed Canada closing Ottawa bureau

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By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor BuzzFeed Canada is closing their Ottawa bureau, the Globe and Mail reported June 28. Politics editor Paul McLeod and reporter Emma Loop have been offered the option to relocate to Washington D.C., or severance…
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