Uncandid Canada

Coverage of a murder trial crosses the border but isn't allowed back

"Hear, ye! Hear, ye! Let freedom ring out for all our brothers and sisters to the north!" The unlikely crier, Buffalo disk jockey Darren McKee, stands near the Peace Bridge that links New York State with Ontario, bellowing excerpts from a Washington Post article through a bullhorn to Canadians on the far shore. WXYT, a Detroit AM station, provides Canadians in neighboring Windsor with an hour-long reading of the same article. The show, seditiously dubbed "Radio Free Windsor," has a loftier purpose, according to Michael Packer, WXYT's director of operations: "It's a reminder to the American side of the importance of...

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