Newsroom leaders encouraged to protect safety of journalists covering truckers’ convoy


The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is encouraging newsroom leaders to take preemptive action to ensure that the safety of journalists is protected in the wake of increasing threats made against reporters covering the ongoing trucker’s convoy.  This week, the CAJ has been alerted to several troubling incidents from journalists in the field.  Journalists have received death threats littered with racist epithets. Others have been spat on and verbally and physically harassed. In another case, the windows of a CBC/Radio-Canada news cruiser were broken. The CAJ considers all of these actions unacceptable.  “Without a doubt Canadians have the right to [...]