Mary Campbell, an independent journalist in Cape Breton, is getting the silent treatment from the person in charge of media relations at CBRM because she is not happy about Campbell’s reporting. Not only is the criticism unwarranted, Campbell suggests, it also makes it difficult for her to do her job. Who is to say what is and isn’t balanced reporting?

Check out this weekend’s video on the Halifax Media Co-op, shot in 2009. Of course the HMC is now on hiatus. I say, let a hundred Bousquets and Googoos bloom.