January 7, 2019

Daphne Bramham of The Vancouver Sun on Women in Politics, Legacy Media & Survival

If you’ve kept up with regional news on BC’s south coast over the past 35 years, chances are you’re familiar with Daphne Bramham’s work, and its impact.

Starting out at the Regina Post-Leader, Bramham moved to the west coast as political reporter for The Canadian Press, until eventually joining the Vancouver Sun. From beat and investigative reporter, to associate editor and columnist, Bramham has helped BC readers understand more about power and politics at all levels of government, and difficult stories about immigration and citizenship, polygamy and abuse, drug addiction and tragedy on our streets.

In this deep-dive discussion, Bramham talks about being a woman in politics and media, some of her favourite stories over the years, and the prospects for news and journalism in Canada going forward.

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