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New book about investigation of Jian Ghomeshi needs more introspection
4 years ago

New book about investigation of Jian Ghomeshi needs more introspection

By  •  Work, Field Notes
Kevin Donovan, Secret Life: The Jian Ghomeshi Investigation. Goose Lane Editions, 2016. 232 pages, $19.95. By Dan Rowe, Books Editor Secret Life: The Jian Ghomeshi Investigation by Toronto Star reporter Kevin Donovan serves, first and foremost, as a reminder,…
Ghomeshi’s accuser says peace bond ‘clearest path to the truth’
5 years ago

Ghomeshi’s accuser says peace bond ‘clearest path to the truth’

By  •  News, Law

Kathryn Borel, a former CBC employee, says she agreed to a peace bond over a trial because “it seemed like the clearest path to the truth.”
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Jian Ghomeshi: Unravelled
5 years ago

Jian Ghomeshi: Unravelled

A week after the verdict in Jian Ghomeshi’s first criminal trial, three people with intimate knowledge of the story reflect on the case that has shaken the nation.
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Toronto Star public editor: Cartoonists and the freedom to offend
5 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: Cartoonists and the freedom to offend

By Kathy English, for the Toronto Star Just as opinion columnists have wide latitude to express views that some readers may find offensive, so too do editorial cartoonists have considerable freedom to offend. Freedom of expression can be a messy…
Globe public editor: Ghomeshi coverage was warranted, necessary
5 years ago

Globe public editor: Ghomeshi coverage was warranted, necessary

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail The Jian Ghomeshi trial on charges of sexual assault and choking has concluded and we won’t know the verdict until March 24 when Justice William B. Horkins rules in front of what…
Live-tweeting the Ghomeshi trial demystifies court process
5 years ago

Live-tweeting the Ghomeshi trial demystifies court process

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor Many people don’t understand what it’s like for sexual violence survivors to go through the criminal justice system. “Often times, we think that it’s cut and dried,” said Farrah Khan, the sexual violence support and…
No access to bikini photo at Ghomeshi trial
5 years ago

No access to bikini photo at Ghomeshi trial

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By Diana Mehta for The Canadian Press The judge hearing the Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault trial refused Thursday to release a bikini photo of a woman who testified against the disgraced broadcaster, saying courts have an obligation to protect the…