Yellowknife crime reporter John McFadden has been getting into problems with the local police for a while now. But that won’t stop him from doing his job.
If a former MMA fighter decides to throw down in front of the local strip club, but the RCMP won’t confirm it to media, did it really happen? In Yellowknife, this is a real question reporters are facing. The city’s journalists are struggling to get basic answers from their local police force about reported crimes. … Continued
PHOTO: John McFadden walks out of the Yellowknife courtroom with the Rheostatic’s Dave Bidini, left, and local media mentor George Lessard in tow. McFadden is being tried for allegedly obstructing a police officer. — John McFadden, a reporter with Northern News Services, was arrested while taking photos of police searching a van in downtown Yellowknife … Continued
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