Quality Content Episode 27: World Press Freedom, with Shawn McCarthy

by Sarah Turnbull. Posted April 29, 2019


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“We need to be clear-eyed about the risks, while not getting bogged down or intimidated by the threats…no freedom is absolute.”

Host Alex Paterson sits down with Shawn McCarthy, national business correspondent for The Globe and Mail and president of the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom. Ahead of World Press Freedom Day on Friday May 3rd, the two talk about the state of Canadian journalism, what challenges journalists are facing, and what it means to achieve a free press.

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