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Sackville town staff drop plan to define who is a journalist, but mayor imposes curbs on media questions

Sackville town staff have withdrawn a controversial proposal that would have restricted the definition of journalists “accredited” to cover council meetings. CAO Jamie Burke said staff made the decision after hearing from people opposed to a definition that would have … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors debate who should be recognized as a journalist covering town council

Sackville councillors debated a proposed addition to a town bylaw Tuesday night that defines the “press” as “an individual reporting on behalf of an accredited media outlet including print, radio and television.” The definition says that those who write for … Continue reading

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