Sean Holman is an associate professor of journalism at Mount Royal University, freedom of information researcher and the founding editor of the pioneering online investigative political news service Public Eye. A former syndicated columnist and talk show host, he also worked as a legislative reporter for 24 Hours Vancouver and the Vancouver Sun. And he produced, directed and wrote the documentary Whipped: The Secret World of Party Discipline. In 2004, Holman won the Jack Webster Award for a five-month investigation into what became known as the Doug Walls affair. Eight years later, he received a special mention in J-Source’s Canadian Newsperson of the Year competition for "using new and emerging media technologies to expand the number of journalistic voices in this country and to redefine the relationship between journalists and citizens." He is currently writing a book on the history of freedom of information and is active in campaigning for the news media to cover the climate crisis with the urgency it demands.
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