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Justin Brake

What Justin Brake’s recent win means for press freedom in 2019
3 years ago

What Justin Brake’s recent win means for press freedom in 2019

Justin Brake, a former reporter for the Newfoundland news site The Independent, wasn’t the only winner when the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal cleared him of a civil charge of contempt last week. The ruling — an encouraging…
What led to a journalist covering Muskrat Falls being named in a court order?
6 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…
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