By Stephanie Girardi & Arielle Piat Sauvé
Hundreds upon hundreds of documents: that’s part of the evidence Charles Rusnell and Jennie Russell needed to break one of their biggest stories about Alison Redford, the Alberta premier who was, at that point, already besmirched. It was March 27, 2014, and both CBC Edmonton reporters were sitting on a major scoop that would further disgrace her.
Stephanie Girardi is a final-year student at the Ryerson School of Journalism. Arielle Piat Sauvé is a senior editor at the Ryerson Review of Journalism.