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Svea Vikander: Could have been worse
Day 12: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being molested while crowdsurfing | Feb 12 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
Svea Vikander, feign illness or a boyfriend
Day 11: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of (apparently) having a friend's hand down my shirt | Feb 11 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories.
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Tweeting to excess: The trial coverage of #bosma and #ghomeshi | Feb 10 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | The stenographic, bathetic coverage of the Bosma and Ghomeshi trials only amplifies what's wrong with Twitter in the courtroom. Trials are reality, not reality TV.
Svea Vikander, University of Toronto
Day 10: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of the American Psychological Association convention. Also: A note on intentions | Feb 10 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories.
Photo: Sean Dixon/flickr
In a time of media meltdown, the Chronicle Herald is the last of news as we know it | Feb 9 2016 | Ralph Surette | We in the media, who report and comment on the world, are not so good at reporting and commenting on ourselves. But here goes.
Svea Vikander, waitressing
Day 9: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of my sleazy restaurant boss and his creepy friend | Feb 9 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories.
Svea Vikander, I don't always meme
Day 8: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of having my pants unzipped while trying to renew my birth control | Feb 8 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories.
Svea Vikander, metro
Day 7: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being rubbed with a penis while I was taking the bus | Feb 7 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and victims' stories.
Svea Vikander, no torso sculpture allowed
Day 6: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being groped while I put on my shoes | Feb 6 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and victims' stories.
Svea Vikander, bar
Day 5: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being kissed at my workplace | Feb 5 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories
No one is talking about how local media is in free fall | Feb 5 2016 | Judy Rebick | Right now, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is holding public hearings as another aspect of corporate media is on the brink of collapse: local TV news.
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Canadians need to plan now to fund and develop dependable media for the future | Feb 4 2016 | Nick Fillmore | The best solution to our growing news crisis is for governments to provide the financial support needed so that community-based online news sites will be sustainable.

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