Friday, December 14, 2007

CAJ Protests

The Association of CBC Journalists is protesting the investigation that has been launched into whether CBC reporters fed questions to Liberal members of the Parliamentary Ethics Committee.

The Association is 'outraged' that disciplinary action might be taken against the reporter(s) and is urging the CBC to drop the investigation.

“This charge is baffling and we want it dropped. It appears as though the reporter was merely doing his or her job - what CBC journalists do every day in this country, bearing witness to the evil that is the fascist Stephen Harper regime, as it happens, or indeed As It Happens,” said a CAJ official.

The CBC says the reporter did not write any undercover questions or cross journalistic lines as he invented the Liberal questions. He agreed to a request to step further away from the incident - by not actually typing the questions - but refused to stop feeding the Liberals, according to the CBC.