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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

April Lindgren

April Lindgren is a professor at Ryerson University’s School of Journalism and director of the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre. She has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist, editorialist, columnist and television commentator.

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April Lindgren

Demonized Weed

Why is media coverage of Canada's grow-op "epidemic" so one sided? July–August 2014
When James Roszko murdered four young RCMP officers on a farm in Mayerthorpe, Alberta, in the spring of 2005, law enforcement authorities quickly linked the shootings to violence associated with marijuana grow-ops, organized crime and the need for harsher penalties for pot -cultivation. Subsequent investigations revealed that Roszko, a man with a long history of…