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Muzzling the Media

From: BlackBerry Town


Howitt explains RIM’s rocky relationship with the media. Howitt draws from his experience as a reporter at the Waterloo Region Record and from the anecdotes of fellow reporter Matt Walcoff.


Chuck Howitt

CHUCK HOWITT was a reporter for the local daily newspaper, the Waterloo Region Record, until his recent retirement. He covered Research In Motion, the maker of BlackBerry, and other business stories for the newspaper. For this book he went back to his sources, and to more than 50 Kitchener-Waterloo residents whom he interviewed for their perspectives on the BlackBerry experience. This is his first book. He lives in Kitchener.