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Paying for pictures of Rob Ford

Paying a drug dealer for pictures and recordings of Rob Ford.

Is it good or bad journalism?

 

Related links:

Saying no to chequebook journalism, Jennifer McGuire Editor in Chief, CBC News

The case for paying for photographs, Globe and Mail Public Editor Sylvia Stead

Why we published Rob Ford photos, David Walmsley Globe and Mail Editor in Chief

No chequebook journalism at Toronto Star, Kathy English, Toronto Star Public Editor

 

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