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CAJ condemns actions against APTN reporters

TORONTO – The Canadian Association of Journalists this week said it strongly condemns the actions of certain public officials who became physically aggressive with APTN reporters in recent weeks.In one case, on July 11, the communications director for Peguis First Nation, Dwayne Bird, grabbed APTN producer Beverly Andrews' microphone at a press conference. Then, in another case, on July 25, a political adviser to the national chief at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) pushed reporter Amber Bernard aside as she tried to ask a question at a public event.This was the second time this adviser, Dakota Kochie, exhibited inappropriate...