January 28, 2016
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#55 Gregory Alan Elliott and the Future of Being Awful Online
Buzzfeed's Scaachi Koul joins Jesse to talk about the Gregory Alan Elliott harassment trial, James Forcillo's verdict in the killing of Sammy Yatim and the public insults between Postmedia's Paul Godfrey and Torstar's John Honderich.

BuzzFeed’s Scaachi Koul returns to yell at Jesse.

On the agenda: Postmedia CEO Paul Godfrey and Torstar Chair John Honderich use their platforms to insult each other. Toronto police officer James Forcillo is found guilty of the attempted murder of Sammy Yatim, who he killed. Gregory Alan Elliott is found not guilty of criminally harassing Stephanie Guthrie and Heather Reilly on Twitter.

Read Scaachi’s piece on the Gregory Alan Elliott case here.

CORRECTION: On the show, Scaachi Koul says Paul Godfrey gave an interview to Metro. The interview was conducted by The Canadian Press.

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