Originally posted on Vidya Kauri:
I was a teensy bitpleasedto see a tweet today from NOW columnist Jonathan Goldsbie saying that the Globe and Mail sounds like a shitty place to work, especially for women, with a link to Canadaland. It’s no secret. Systemic sexism is alive and well in Canada’s media industry, as itis in a ton of other places in Canada and around the world. It was only a matter of time before a well-known media critic like Jesse Brown wrote about it on his Canadaland site.
Brown’s journalism uncovers some big and important things sometimes such as the Jian Ghomeshi scandal, and sometimes, he is just too quick to publish thingsthat could arguably have been based on rumours or bitter feelings from (ex-)employees with an agenda (This, for example).
In his latest story, “Women editors are fleeing the Globe and Mail,” Brown alleges that management at the Globe…
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