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Senate Media story provocative reading

Regarding your story on the media study in The Hill Times "Senate's doing one of the most ambitious media studies in history," (June 30). I wanted to write to you and congratulate you on what I thought was a fairly thorough, non-partisan story. I found you managed to cover a lot of the issue, while still remaining coherent throughout. I especially appreciate the compiled data on media ownership in Canada. I've been waiting for someone to do this for some time. This is a very timely issue, and I'm glad to see someone attack it so ambitiously. I hope you will continue to follow the story. Perhaps you would consider doing a follow-up piece which would give more details as to why the previous study recommendations were not approved by Senate?

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Senate Media story provocative reading

Regarding your story on the media study in The Hill Times "Senate's doing one of the most ambitious media studies in history," (June 30). I wanted to write to you and congratulate you on what I thought was a fairly thorough, non-partisan story. I found you managed to cover a lot of the issue, while still remaining coherent throughout. I especially appreciate the compiled data on media ownership in Canada. I've been waiting for someone to do this for some time. This is a very timely issue, and I'm glad to see someone attack it so ambitiously. I hope you will continue to follow the story. Perhaps you would consider doing a follow-up piece which would give more details as to why the previous study recommendations were not approved by Senate?

  

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Monday, April 21, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK's 'A Taste of the Arctic' shindig on April 7, Ottawa, photographs by Cynthia Münster April 14, 2014

The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
A happy crowd at ITK's 'Taste of Arctic' at the NAC gathers for a picture. The annual event, held in Ottawa by the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, is meant showcase Inuit culture. Some 350 attend the party, including a number of MPs, Senators, Cabinet minister, lobbyists and journalists.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
National Inuit Leader and ITK President Terry Audla shows off his seal vest to Employment Minister Jason Kenney.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Environics' Meredith Taylor and Greg MacEachern with ITK's Stephen Hendrie.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Justice Minister Peter MacKay, his son Kian, and ITK president Terry Audla.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
ITK president Terry Audla and Abbas Rana, assistant deputy editor at The Hill Times and Party Central columnist.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Labour Minister Kellie Leitch, ITK President Terry Audla, Laureen Harper, and local Ottawa photographer Michelle Valberg.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
ITK President Terry Audla and Labour Minister Kellie Leitch.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
A platter of smoked fish.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Conservative MP Colin Carrie.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Seal hash martinis.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
NDP MP Dennis Bevington, who represents the Western Arctic, N.W.T., and Chris Farris.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
ITK President and National Inuit Leader Terry Audla.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Beatrice Dear entertains the crowd.

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