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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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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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