RCMP Bans Reporter due to his "Disrespectful Tone"
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RCMP Bans Reporter due to his “Disrespectful Tone”
When police reporter John McFadden showed up to an RCMP press conference, he was told he was barred from the event because of unspecified "unprofessional and disrespectful conduct." That conduct? Reporting on the RCMP.

UPDATE: An RCMP spokesperson tells CANADALAND that they met with Northern News Services on the afternoon of April 24 and that “all issues have been discussed and resolved.” The RCMP adds: “There will be no further discussion or information on the matter. We look forward to a continued relationship with Northern News Service Ltd.”

Last Friday, the RCMP announced a big drug bust in Yellowknife. They held a news conference in the afternoon to present the haul of evidence they had obtained.

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