The secularism bill banning public workers from wearing religious symbols finally passed in Québec. Google News gathered together the heads of major media companies for a meeting and (surprise!) didn’t tell the public. And VICE reporter Ben Makuch lost a legal challenge to keep private background material from the RCMP.
Sarah Hagi co-hosts.
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CORRECTION: The show notes listed Ben Makuch as a former VICE employee. He remains employed at VICE.
CORRECTION: This podcast inaccurately states that $7 million was given to the News Media Council, when in fact these funds were given to News Media Canada. We regret the error.