Crossing The Line: Intervening in a Story

Case study by Sophie Armstrong, Melissa Galevski, Amanda Short & Olivia Zollino February 2018 Introduction During the early morning hours of February 11, 2017, CBC reporter Nick Purdon and videographer Leo Palleja took a drive along the Canada-U.S. border near Emerson, Man. They had heard stories of asylum seekers walking across the border illegally into […]

8. Epilogue

What would you have chosen to do as a journalist in this  situation? Because this case study is intended primarily as a teaching resource, a password is required to view the epilogue. The purpose is to encourage readers to pause and think about how they would resolve the difficulty, before learning  how the journalist(s) involved […]