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Linden MacIntyre is right to link Mansbridge and Gzowski to the Ghomeshi scandal | Nov 21 2014 | Meghan Murphy | The CBC has a history of protecting their stars who are often egotistical, womanizing men.
CBC / Radio-Canada protest. Photo: sarah0s/flickr
CBC and Radio-Canada fans fight for stable, long-term funding | Nov 18 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | As francophones demonstrate for adequate financing for CBC/Radio-Canada, the Conservatives argue that the Corporation's woes are its own fault. There are practical, feasible funding models, however.
Peoples' Social Forum: Media and Movements | Nov 17 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Today's Needs No Introduction focuses on independent media, featuring a panel discussion sponsored by at the Peoples' Social Forum.
The politics of a case of harassment in the House of Commons | Nov 10 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | When Justin Trudeau publicly suspended two of his MPs because they had allegedly harassed two MPs of another party, all sides held their partisan fire -- at first. Then that all changed.
Photo: Alex Tse
Searching for media democracy amid mainstream corporatocracy | Nov 10 2014 | Tania Ehret | We need media democracy! Luckily Media Democracy Days were held this weekend where everything from the digital divide to the politics of representation were discussed.
Lazy journalism | Nov 10 2014 | J. Baglow | Perhaps Jonathan Kay and Justin Ling have had better days.
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Jian Ghomeshi and the bystander effect | Nov 6 2014 | Julie LaLonde | The Jian Ghomeshi allegations of sexual abuse have rocked Canada and beyond and lead to one big question: How did he get away with it for so long? Here's what you can do to call out sexual harassment.
Photo: flickr/Pabak Sarkar
Antonia Zerbisias: How #BeenRapedNeverReported became a movement | Nov 5 2014 | Antonia Zerbisias | When Antonia Zerbisias tweeted support for the women accusing Jian Ghomeshi of sexual assault by revealing her own experience with sexual assault, she was not aware it would create a movement.
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Investigative reporting brought down Jian Ghomeshi | Nov 3 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | The Toronto Star is supporting the best (expensive, time-consuming) investigative reporting in Canada, as the Ghomeshi story proves.
Photo: Flickr/Linh Do
Sexual assault in progressive spaces: Thinking about the Jian Ghomeshi allegations | Oct 31 2014 | Mathieu Murphy-Perron | After the Jian Ghomeshi allegations, let's think about how we handle sexual assault allegations in progressive spaces.
Jian Ghomeshi: The good soldier? | Oct 30 2014 | Joanne Wright | Jian Ghomeshi is framing himself as the good soldier who is entitled to a private sex life. However, this case seems to be more about masculine entitlement and self-defining masculinity.
Photo: flickr/Devon Buchanan
Talking about the Jian Ghomeshi allegations? Six ways to discuss sexual assault with survivors in mind | Oct 29 2014 | Jodie Layne | Talking about Jian Ghomeshi? Here are some ways to talk about sexual assault allegations and be sensitive to the fact that many people are survivors of sexual assault.

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