FUREY: Here are some necessary changes to the ‘media bailout’ plan

The small section of the budget omnibus bill concerning new tax measures to support Canadian media has already caused controversy, coming from both regular Canadians and individuals within the media.

Canadians are wary of the idea that their government would in some way favour, influence or direct the media. And not only are media professionals, so it seems, wary of this happening they are also concerned by the mere perception that this is happening.