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LAWTON: Journalists denied access to politicians at media freedom conference

Andrew Lawton reports from the summit on how Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland's office tried to deny True North access to the minister's media availability.

The Global Conference for Media Freedom is supposed to be a conference standing up for journalists and journalistic freedom, but it’s actually been rife barriers for members of the media trying to report on things.

True North’s Andrew Lawton reports from the summit on how Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s office tried to deny True North access to the minister’s media availability, and how media were not allowed to enter the room where the most important sessions were taking place.

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