Red Flags: the PMO, the Star, the Advance and the “whole-off-the-record-thing”

The email from the prime minister’s office offered a story with strings attached. For two Ontario journalists, the conditions seemed unreasonable. Case study by Alexandra Byers, Michael Lyons and Gina Wicentowich February 2015 Introduction On June 17, 2013, the office of the Prime Minister (PMO) had a story they wanted Canada’s media to tell. Media representatives from […]