The media law revolution

Canadian media law is changing. Here's a sneak peek on how the landscape is adapting

By Precedent

On Tuesday March 9th, 2010

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Ryder Gilliland - photo by Lee TowndrowFor today’s media lawyers, these are exciting times. Canadian courts are redefining reporters’ rights and duties for the 21st century.

At the same time, the rapidly changing media landscape means the rising generation of practitioners will be tackling issues that their predecessors could not have imagined.

The result? Lawyers are shaping the future of news with headline-worthy results. In the new issue of Precedent, we speak to three on the frontlines and examine four recent cases that made headlines across the country.