A series of essays by men accused of sexual misconduct, in which they attempt to defend themselves, have appeared in the press lately. Jesse and co-host Anne Kingston tackle that essay in the New York Review of Books, as well as the publisher of Harper’s performance on the CBC.
Richard Stursberg was the most hated CBC executive in recent history. What advice does he have for Catherine Tait, the CBC’s new president? And what does he have to say about his own infamous legacy?
Kathryn Borel reveals new details about the Jian Ghomeshi case.
CBC still has a bullying & harassment problem. Jesse and Jane discuss how they investigated it for their recent report, “Bullying & Harassment Claims Emerge at CBC’s As It Happens, TV Sports, and HR.”
Yesterday (Tuesday May 10) at 3:44pm I got an email from Christie Blatchford, which you’ll find below. I wrote back immediately to decline her request for comment, explaining that with mere hours to go before Ghomeshi’s court appearance I didn’t want to speculate on his legal strategy. I knew Ghomeshi was going to apologize and that Kathryn Borel was going to make a statement, and I didn’t want to distract from that. But I did know that Blatchford’s angle was inaccurate, and I offered to speak to her off-the-record to tell her why. She refused, and within hours she published a story.
Here’s what she sent me, and the response I am now able to provide.
Why Wente, Duffy and Ghomeshi all still matter. Jen Gerson co-hosts.
The first witness in the Ghomeshi trial, Linda Christina Redgrave, said she asked the Crown to appeal the case. After CANADALAND reported on a “factual vacuum” in the ruling yesterday, some legal experts believe there may be grounds for the appeal.
The first witness in the Jian Ghomeshi trial repeatedly said she was assaulted in a yellow Volkswagen. Linda Christina Redgrave, as we now know her, described the car as a “Love Bug,” a “Disney car,” and a “Beetle.”
What happens when three lawyers argue with Jesse Brown?
Anne Kingston joins Jesse to talk about the ruling in the Ghomeshi trial.
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