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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 stand by the accuser? How do you work with the…
#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 stand by the accuser? How do you work with the…
Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur
3 years ago

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

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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. John’s. Cathy Bennett says laws on workplace sexual harassment are…
Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse
4 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 any more? What if all the women — and men…
Live Blog: Harassment of Women in Media
4 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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Blessing or curse?
4 years ago

Blessing or curse?

By  •  News, Analysis
By Sydney Jones for The Signal On the morning of Halloween, 2014, adults disguised as ghouls and witches carried briefcases and purses as they walked to work, crunching across the leaves in front of Stephanie Domet’s house. Normally by this…
How Kevin Donovan investigated the secret life of Jian Ghomeshi
4 years ago

How Kevin Donovan investigated the secret life of Jian Ghomeshi

By Joe Smith-Engelhardt The journalistic and police investigations and subsequent trial and acquittal of disgraced CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault cases were very difficult for the public to grasp. Many key details were left out of initial coverage…