The Toronto Star’s HPV fail reveals a wider problem: the journalists who inform us about science are increasingly scientifically illiterate. Vox.com health reporter Julia Belluz talks about why bad science journalism is perhaps the most dangerous kind of bad journalism.
VICE staff reporter Hilary Beaumont on the CBC’s firing of Evan Solomon and the RCMP’s secret, sealed court documents that may contain allegations of RCMP wrongdoing and personal information about Stephen Harper’s family.
The women who accused Jian Ghomeshi of sexual assault, abuse and harassment took extraordinary risks and gained nothing. If Ghomeshi is guilty, their courage may have prevented others from being harmed by him, and it has certainly emboldened others to speak out about sexual assault and abuse. These women have changed the way people think and talk about domestic violence, workplace harassment and sexual assault.
Kevin Donovan, the Toronto Star’s Investigative Editor, defends the paper’s HPV vaccine reporting in a statement provided to CANADALAND.
Roberto Verì used to work for CBC’s Q with Jian Ghomeshi. He witnessed harassment that he never reported, until now. Also: the extraordinary circumstances that led to Ghomeshi’s downfall.
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