Conservative MP insists he didn’t want reporter fired

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By Michael Harris, iPolitics.ca, 5 November 2012

Jill Winzoski is a name you probably don’t know. Time you met her; she is a canary in the mine of Canadian journalism.

Up until October 19, Jill was a reporter with the Selkirk Record in rural Manitoba. Now she is unemployed. No one ever tells you why these days. There is that sudden pain between the shoulder blades, and off your horse you go. But Jill knows how she lost her job. It was politics, in the person of her local MP, the Conservative member for Selkirk Interlake, James Bezan. (…)

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