Author Archive: CorruptionBC

The concept of citizen journalism (also known as “public“, “participatory“, “democratic“ or “street” journalism is based upon public citizens “playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing, and disseminating news and information.” Similarly, Courtney C. Radsch defines citizen journalism “as an alternative and activist form of newsgathering and reporting that functions outside mainstream media institutions, often as a response to shortcomings in the professional journalistic field, that uses similar journalistic practices but is driven by different objectives and ideals and relies on alternative sources of legitimacy than traditional or mainstream journalism”. Jay Rosen proposes a simpler definition: “When the people formerly known as the audience employ the press tools they have in their possession to inform one another.”

Vancouver Police officer threatens a Middle Eastern Man who is partially blind

Daniel GAUTHIER

It is very sad to report that on January 5 2017 another VPD officer,  Daniel GAUTHIER (2939) threatened and afflicted and distressed a partially-blind, low-income, middle-eastern man. What will Chief Adam Palmer say when he finds out that one of his officers, Daniel GAUTHIER…
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Time to examine B.C.’s secretive Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner

from Greg Klein, November 26, 2012 Time to examine B.C.’s secretive OPCC Legislative committee asked to call an inquiry into the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner I’ve asked a committee of MLAs to call an independent inquiry into B.C.’s…
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