What’s Current: Jian Ghomeshi is trying to rejoin the media landscape with a new podcast

Jian Ghomeshi is trying to sneak back onto the media landscape with a new podcast:

“In a 140-character environment, nuance is often a casualty. The Ideation Project is a creative adventure with the aim of taking a bigger picture view on newsworthy issues and culture, with the goal of asking questions and starting conversations.”

The internet responds with a resounding “NOPE.”

Support Julie Bindel’s reporting! She is investigating the story of suspected baby trafficker, pimp, kidnapper, and major charity fraudster John Davies.

Katie J.M. Baker reports: “UC Berkeley officials knew that at least three students had made sexual misconduct claims against renowned philosophy professor John R. Searle before he was sued for harassing a young woman in March.” The “open secret” that was his ongoing predatory behaviour is, seemingly, finally actually coming out into the open…

Thanks to a campaign initiated by Caroline Criado-Perez, suffragist Millicent Fawcett will be the first woman honoured with a statue in Parliament Square.

Zhao Liuis has been sentenced to seven months of house arrest for bringing women from China and Japan to Ottawa to prostitute in the brothels he ran out of a high-end condominium on York Street.

Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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