Dead at 68: Christie Blatchford was a tenacious voice for victims, a thorn to the smug

Article Link: https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/rip-christie-blatchford

Discussion posted by: David McNamara

Christie Blatchford, a powerful public voice through nearly five decades of journalism, has died after being diagnosed with cancer in November. Blatchford was one of Canada’s most prominent writers, having been a leading journalist at each of Toronto’s daily newspapers, a trailblazer for women in sports reporting, an award-winning war correspondent, and a columnist renowned for her vexing mix of toughness and tenderness. She was 68.