Postmedia newspapers have been running variations of the same Harper endorsement all day. But as the Edmonton Journal‘s Paula Simons publicly confirmed, pumping the Conservatives was management’s call. Regardless of what Postmedia’s reporters, columnists, editors (or readers) think, endorsements are a publisher’s decision, and Posties know Paul Godfrey was always going to force a Harper endorsement from on high down to all papers, including the National Post.
And yes. Before you ask, this was a decision made by the owners of the paper. As is their traditional prerogative.I think you should be getting our newsletter
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