#768 “We Are Not The Journalism Police” – An Interview With The Journalism Police
Canada is two years into its news media bailout. Transparency was promised, instead we got secrecy.
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Canada is two years into a news media bailout that Trudeau cabinet ministers promised would be conducted with the utmost transparency. Instead, the process and which outlets are getting funding (and how much) is information that has been veiled in secrecy.
What’s more is that in order to apply for these government bailout programs, one must first pass the (also secretive) litmus test for whether or not it is worthy of being deemed a Qualified Canadian Journalism Organization (QCJO). This week, we speak to the chair of the board who helps make these decisions.