Radio & Television

CAJ slams Quebec court order demanding Radio-Canada journalist sources

OTTAWA - The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is denouncing a Quebec Superior Court ruling that a Radio-Canada journalist reveal confidential sources.Justice Jean-François Émond last week ordered investigative journalist Marie-Maude Denis to identify sources who came forward as part of her investigation into alleged collusion in the awarding of public contracts in Quebec. In a statement Saturday, CAJ called the court’s decision “wrongheaded and damaging to constitutionally guaranteed press freedom”, a sentiment shared by the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec, among other press-freedom groups."Just months after Canada introduced a press-shield law meant to protect confidential sources, a judge is ignoring the...

Our industry and COVID-19

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