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“iPhones don’t count”: PMO’s Arbitrary Limits on Journalists

“iPhones don’t count”: PMO’s Arbitrary Limits on Journalists

By | August 12, 2015 at 11:31 am

Justin Giovannetti writes about how he and eight other journalists who had previously been cleared to attend a photo opportunity with Prime Minister Stephen Harper had their credentials refused. PEN Canada believes reporters must be free from arbitrary limits on their ability to report information, especially as the tools of journalism evolve.

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The State of Democracy in the US and Canada

The State of Democracy in the US and Canada

By | November 7, 2012 at 12:53 pm

“Democracy,” said Janice Gross Stein, “is how you treat the people that didn’t vote for you!” she acknowledged that the ‘trench warfare’ of divisive politics may leave us exhausted and skeptical, but she warned that we shouldn’t confuse “a lack of progress with a lack of significance.”

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