What's noteworthy about the Rebel's Twitter coverage of this court action, and of Pat King's bail hearing today, was that both were illegal, as the proceedings were under a publication ban. Sheila began her "coverage" of the Tamara Lich hearing in her usual court reporter style - a couple of dozen tweets consisting of mocking dismissals of Crown statements alternating with weepy little pellets of praise for this "tiny, well-dressed Métis grandmother". The coverage stopped abruptly, and all the tweets were deleted without explanation. Same thing happened with their Pat King coverage.
A bail review held over for over 10 days? She must be having trouble coming up with a workable release plan. And it's no "minor breach" of bail conditions when the media snap you at a public event hugging a guy you agreed to stay away from. She'll be lucky if the Crown doesn't go after her husband for the bail money.
On the illegal coverage matter, in Rebel's defence I guess they, too, don't consider themselves a genuine media outlet, and so it didn't occur to them that the publication ban had anything to do with them . . .
Seeing as how the publication ban came at Lich's request, I bet SGR deleted her "live coverage" after a hard rap across the knuckles from Lich's lawyer. SGR's crap doesn't make defence counsel's negotiations with the Crown any easier.
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