From the BBC: A former US TV news presenter who hacked into a rival’s e-mail and leaked gossip to the press has been sentenced to six months under house arrest. Larry Mendte, 51, was also handed 250 hours of community service and a $5,000 (£3,300) fine. He was sacked in June. Lawyers for Alycia Lane, [...]
A report commissioned for the Canadian Human Rights Commission says that agency should get out of the business of policing online hate and make leave it up to the criminal justice system. However, Richard Moon, a constitutional law expert and the report’s author, also recommends that media accountability be improved.
CBC.ca has a 'your view' thread going asking for people to comment on what influence they think the media is having on the recession. Surprisingly, only 12 comments. Most of those would suggest that the media is sensationalizing the issue and therefore is making matters worse. I would note that the noted alarmist, one S. [...]