Ontario Press Council names new executive secretary

Don McCurdy, former executive editor and managing editor of the Waterloo Region Record, has been elected as the executive secretary of the Ontario Press Council. In an interview following the announcement McCurdy said, "I hope to be part of a transitional stage the Press Council will go through… (we're) exploring ways of utilizing social media and different platforms to consider complaints and adjudications with newspapers and the public." He replaces Mel Sufrin who is retiring after 23 years in his post at the Press Council.

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