Monday, August 31, 2015

Long election campaign financial burden on media: Globe and Mail

Excellent story by the Globe's James Bradshaw on the costs of covering the long campaign. Excerpt and link:
"This long march to Oct. 19 has prompted a rethinking of the value of trailing party leaders daily, and a renewed focus on stories found away from tightly scripted events. And while newswires and the CBC – with its public mandate and funding – are stalwarts on the party buses, other outlets are saving money and setting their own schedules, which will shape what voters read, see and hear."
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