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Press Freedom and the Law 101
No consistent rulings or approach in Canadian courts to journalism and the law.
March 19, 2017
# freedom of the press
Justin Brake nominated for human rights award
Independent reporter to appear in court over same coverage N.L. Human Rights Commission has cited as the reason for his nomination.
December 7, 2016
To Each Their Own
Press freedom a prerequisite for the just and democratic rule of law
Journalists ought to defend freedom of the press, not encourage its restriction.
November 8, 2016
Court order issued for arrest of land protectors, journalist
Court order includes Independent editor Justin Brake.
October 25, 2016
Labrador columnist cut from newspapers over criticism of Nalcor and provincial government
Award-winning journalist says editor of Labrador newspapers refused to run articles involving NL government and crown energy corporation; TC Media managing editor denies censorship
November 15, 2013
Media watchdog says CBC at risk of being turned into a ‘state broadcaster’
With its back to the wall, will Canada's public broadcaster stand up to a government that is tightening its grip on the network's freedom? Or…
July 31, 2013