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#MediaToo: The #MeToo movement has hit Canada. What’s next?

#MediaToo: The #MeToo movement has hit Canada. What’s next?

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Reporting on sexual misconduct can be as difficult as navigating a minefield. How do you maintain transparency? Is it your job to report on the accusation without bias or to… Continue Reading #MediaToo: The #MeToo movement has hit Canada. What’s next?

#MediaToo: The #MeToo movement has hit Canada. What’s next?

#MediaToo: The #MeToo movement has hit Canada. What’s next?

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Reporting on sexual misconduct can be as difficult as navigating a minefield. How do you maintain transparency? Is it your job to report on the accusation without bias or to… Continue Reading #MediaToo: The #MeToo movement has hit Canada. What’s next?

When women journalists turn off their microphones
7 months ago

When women journalists turn off their microphones

Nearly 65 per cent of women journalists in the world have experienced some form of intimidation, threats, or abuse in relation to their work.
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Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur
7 months ago

Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur

By  •  News, Law, Labour

JOHN’S, N.L. — A Newfoundland politician is hoping to change provincial harassment laws following the acquittal of a man who hurled sexual obscenities at a female TV reporter in St.… Continue Reading Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur

New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media
1 year ago

New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign

By Michael Ott

“We couldn’t find any expert women,” cannot be an excuse.

That’s the mantra of a new… Continue Reading New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media

Why we need to ‘Use the Right Words’
1 year ago

Why we need to ‘Use the Right Words’

By  •  Ethics

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

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H.G. Watson can be reached at hgwatson@j-source.ca or on Twitter.

Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

What if all the women who have faced bullying and harassment in online spaces stood together and decided we will not take it… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse

Live Blog: Harassment of Women in Media
2 years ago

Live Blog: Harassment of Women in Media

It is not just Internet trolls. These days, it is often not safe for women to speak up anywhere – online, on air and in print.

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