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#28 The Trial of John Furlong/Smearing Snowden
Freelance writer Denise Balkissoon on Laura Robinson's defamation suit against John Furlong and the CBC's modified headline following the publication of Glenn Greenwald's exposé of a false Sunday Times report.
June 18, 2015
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