Getting the story out
Reporters on election campaigns often send in their stories from some strange places. This week reporters filed from a Quonset hut, on a Saskatchewan farm. That's like a garage.
Today, reporters with Stephen Harper filed from a shed, at a winery. There were containers of wine fermenting. And around a corner were pallets of wine. Bottled. Boxed. And shrink-wrapped. Ready to go.
Perhaps not the wisest place to leave the national media.
Everyone did meet their deadlines, though.
— Susan Lunn
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- Just a Small Detail
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