The second Global Conference for Media Freedom is taking place online today, and the very first session of the conference is closed to the media. That’s right, journalists aren’t allowed to attend as representatives from governments across the world – including Canadian foreign affairs minister François-Philippe Champagne – discuss “key concerns regarding media freedom and identify priorities for the coming year.”

True North’s Andrew Lawton is covering the conference.

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A Canadian broadcaster and columnist, Andrew serves as a journalism fellow at True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show.

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