G20 reports of media repression keep pouring in


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THE BIG ISSUE
G20 reports of media repression keep pouring in

After the G20 folded its tent, first-hand accounts of media repression have continued being posted on J-Source.  In ‘Access Denied,’ reporter Jesse Freeston describes being beaten by police. In the Student’s Lounge, there’s an account of a student journalist having to hand over his notes and camera, and in J-News, a story of cameras being returned with images gone. As calls for public scrutiny mount, this backgrounder on covering public inquiries is a helpful read. If you were there, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression is conducting a survey of journalists’ experiences. And if you got roughed-up, take heart that although the rest of the worldwasn’t very interested, at least Canadians tuned in. As calls for public scrutiny mount, this backgrounder on covering public
inquiries is a helpful read. So is the Riot Survival Guide.