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Quebecor sues provincial press council

Media | 08/23/2018 3:44 pm EDT

Media organizations owned by Quebecor Inc. have gone to court to push back against judgements made by a press oversight group in Quebec, according to a release on Wednesday. Le Journal de Montréal, Le Journal de Québec, 24 heures and TVA Group have asked for an injunction and damages through the Québec Superior Court against the Quebec Press Council. "As a broadcaster, we are subject to the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council's standards," said Serge Fortin, the vice-president of TVA News and TVA Sports, in  a statement found in the release. "It is therefore unacceptable that the...