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PM Harper loosening media strategy, but Hill reporters push for regular Ottawa pressers

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is loosening up his media strategy, but it’s still not as accessible as it could be, say Hill reporters.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
It’s like this, Scotty: PM Stephen Harper, who did a Q&A with Scotty Greenwood at the Canadian American Business Council last week in Ottawa, prefers to go around the national and straight to local, ethnic, and stakeholder media.

 

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PM Harper loosening media strategy, but Hill reporters push for regular Ottawa pressers

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is loosening up his media strategy, but it’s still not as accessible as it could be, say Hill reporters.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
It’s like this, Scotty: PM Stephen Harper, who did a Q&A with Scotty Greenwood at the Canadian American Business Council last week in Ottawa, prefers to go around the national and straight to local, ethnic, and stakeholder media.

 

  

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Monday, September 1, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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