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COMMENTARY: CRTC needs to lift its shroud of mystery


MANY YEARS AGO, AFTER a particularly chaotic day in a newsroom, a couple of colleagues and I shared a deep breath, a relieved laugh and shook our heads in dismay.“If only they knew,” one of us said of the readers we sought to serve, “… if only they knew.”I decided then that If Only They Knew would be the title of my first book, a sort of Tales from the Crypt regarding the inner workings of those, at the time, large and chaotic newsrooms. The aim was not so much to debunk the romantic mythology of journalism as depicted in...