Cash For News: Media Get Fed Grants For Coverage

A federal agency paid cash grants to journalists and media to report on its work, records disclose. The Canadian International Development Agency paid more than $4.7 million over four years for coverage of CIDA and related programs. Subsidies included $12,956 paid to a TV reporter, now with the CBC, and $38,493 to Le Devoir for a story that “reminds readers” of CIDA’s role in Afghanistan, the agency said.

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