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Journalists entering political work not new, but can impact perceptions of bias: experts

Even if not the reality, at least the perception of bias in news can result when governments hire former reporters, say experts.

Former CBC journalist Peter Kent was elected as a Member of Parliament in 2008, and sworn into Stephen Harper's cabinet in 2011 as minister of the environment, after serving as a minister of state. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By LAURA RYCKEWAERT

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:00 AM

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