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Postscript on the New McCarthyism,, Dec 20, 2010

Letter by Michael Keefer to Premier Dalton McGuinty, re: Jenny Peto’s MA thesis, Dec 11, 2010
Jenny Peto scandal shows that it’s time to clean house at OISE,, Dec 11, 2010
Peto’s Holocaust education polemic not worthy of a master’s,, Dec 10, 2010
Ontario minister slams student thesis on Holocaust education,, Dec 8, 2010
Gaza controversy a result of lackluster leadership,, Dec 8, 2010
The AMS: spending your money to investigate terrorism,, Dec 6, 2010
UBC student government checking Gaza donation for terror ties,, Dec 2, 2010
Standing morality on its head,, Nov 27, 2010
SFSC News release: Coalition to push governments, universities to adopt definition of anti-Semitism that outlaws criticism of Israel
Caeasar and the Ottawa Protocol,, Nov 17, 2010
Don’t confuse criticism with anti-Semitism, Burnaby Now/New West Record, Nov 13, 2010
Anti-Semitic to criticize Israeli construction in Jerusalem?, globe and mail, Nov 10, 2010
Harper on Israel: Is the Prime Minister mentally sound?,, Nov 10, 2010
Fight against anti-Semitism renewed with ‘Ottawa Protocol’, National Post, Nov 9, 2010
An enduring hatred: Irwin Cotler Defining the new anti-Semitism, National Post, Nov 9, 2010
Tory MP hits back at critics of anti-Semitism conference, Globe and Mail, Nov 8, 2010
Group questions premise of anti-Semitism conference, Globe and Mail, Nov 8, 2010
Harper pledges ‘relentless’ stand against anti-Semitism, Globe and Mail, Nov 8, 2010
The CPCCA should be reconfigured to combat racism against all peoples,, Nov 8, 2010
Anti-Semitism and free speech: In Parliament this weekend,, Nov 4, 2010
A tale of two ghettoes, National Post, Nov 2, 2010
Anti-Semitism on your magazine rack–courtesy of Adbusters, National Post, Oct 24, 2010

Coalition aims to criminalise criticism of Israel, Gabriola Flying Shingle, Oct 4 2010

Israel apologists cry wolf with claims of ‘antisemitism’, Vancouver Courier September 29, 2010

Author speaking on anti-semitism, Comox Valley Echo, September 24, 2010

Criticize Israel, go to jail, Edmonton Vue, Sept 21 2010

Book launch supports free speech, Nanaimo News Bulletin, Sept 21, 2010

Radio Interview with Michael Keefer, author of Antisemitism: Real and Imagined

A Mideast reading list for Tories willing to learn, The Globe and Mail, Aug. 27, 2010

Book on anti-Semitism challenges Parliamentary coalition’s objectivity, Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, April 6, 2010

Dennis Skulsky resigns from Canwest “to spend more time with his family”,, March 12, 2010

The Bloc Quebecois quits Coalition to Combat Antisemitism, Le Devoir, March 10, 2010

Torstar among final bidders for CanWest papers, Globe and Mail, March 10, 2010

Aspers bid to reclaim newspaper chain, Globe and Mail, March 10, 2010

Free speech at risk in Apartheid Week debacle,, March 10, 2010

Israel is an apartheid state and that is why they are losing legitimacy,, March 2, 2010

The Canadian Parliamentary Farce to Combat Antisemitism, Independent Jewish Voices Canada, March 2010

End of era as Leonard Asper leaves CanWest over conflict of interest, Globe and Mail, March 4, 2010

The CanWest papers, Globe and Mail, Feb 26, 2010

CPCCA: What it means for Canadians, Canadian Dimension, Feb 4, 2010

Canadian Policy: The Jerusalem effect,, Jan 26, 2020

Rosebud. The rise and fall of CanWest,, Jan 10, 2029 (sfsc posted Jan 19)

Don’t expect ‘contrarian’ Liberals to tilt papers left, Globe and Mail, Jan 18, 2010

Group including Jerry Grafstein seeks 3 CanWest papers, Globe and Mail, Jan 18, 2010

Policy and prejudice: De-funding Canadian aid projects,, Jan 18, 2010

Shaming us all, Ottawa Citizen, Dec 30, 2009

CanWest newspaper chain leaves 300 creditors unpaid, Globe and Mail, Jan 15, 2010

CanWest lenders can’t wait on sale, Scotiabank tells Asper, Globe and Mail, Jan 10, 2010

CanWest newspapers for sale despite Asper’s objections, Globe and Mail, Jan 8, 2010

Scotiabank now Canada’s biggest publisher, Globe and Mail, Jan 8, 2010

Canwest puts papers up for sale, , Jan 8, 2010

Confusing politics and prejudice in the fight against anti-semitism,, Jan 6, 2010

New libel defence allowed by Supreme Court,, Dec 22, 2009

Canwest: still SLAPPing people around, Dawg’s Blawg, Dec 16, 2009

What to do if someone SLAPPs you,, Dec 16, 2009

HUAC North and its backers, Dawg’s Blawg, Dec 13, 2009

Out of commission, Toronto Star blog of Antonia Zerbisias, Dec 11, 2009

Israel’s critics will not be silenced!, Canadian Dimension, Aug 31, 2009 (added Dec 13, 2009)

A Satire & Parody Right Needs Legislation, excesscopyright blog, added to SFSC Dec 8, 2009 (posted August 3, 2009)

VESTA votes on “free speech”, Jewish Independent, Dec 4, 2009

CanWest suitor search draws 20, Globe and Mail, Dec 3, 2009

CanWest pensioners’ lives in limbo, Globe and Mail, Nov 30, 2009

Will Harper criminalize criticism of Israel?,, Nov. 19, 2009

Balance on Mideast is a liability, Toronto Star, Nov. 20, 2009

Makes the Yes Men look like young republicans,, Nov. 16, 2009

CanWest Attempts to Halt Free Speech Satirists,, Nov 12, 2009

Canwest newspaper outsourcing jobs,, Sept. 5, 2009

Canwest fights global war on satire despite threat of bankruptcy,, Nov. 6, 2009

No trademark on free speech, The Star, Aug 29, 2009

CanWest-Goldman battle erupts, Globe and Mail, Nov 2, 2009

No outside buyer, CanWest shuffles National Post, Globe and Mail, Oct 31, 2009

Canwest continues anti-satire lawsuit, despite looming bankruptcy,, October 28, 2009

CanWest to transfer National Post to its publishing division, Globe and Mail, Oct 28, 2009

Bonuses for CanWest bosses?,, October 27, 2009

The short end of the Canwest stick, Macleans, October 20, 2009

Final CanWest episode needs a white knight, Globe and Mail, Oct 19, 2009

Canwest Wins More Time To Reshape Newspaper Unit, Rueters, Oct 16, 2009

Canwest Receives Notice Of Delisting From TSX Effective November 13, Globe and Mail, Oct 15, 2009

Scotiabank, creditors to control CanWest dailies, Globe and Mail, Oct 7, 2009

The Asper dream ends, the selloff begins, Globe and Mail, Oct 7, 2009

Canwest wins court shelter for Global TV, Post,, Oct 6, 2009

Canwest seeks bankruptcy protection for broadcasting assets and National Post,, Oct 6, 2009

CanWest assets likely to be sold after company files for creditor protection, Globe and Mail, Oct 6, 2009

Godfrey wins backers for buyout of CanWest papers, Globe and Mail, Oct 1, 2009

Gaza and the ‘New’ Anti-Semitism, Columbia Journal, September 2009

‘We’re Screwed’: Yes Men’s Media Heist Blankets City with ‘Special Edition’ New York Post,, Sept. 21, 2009

Parody as fair dealing in Canada, Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law, July 2009

Canwest shares take a beating, closing at six-and-a-half cents,, July 9, 2009

Copyright Law, Freedom of Expression and Canwest v. Horizon,, June 26, 2009

Greenpeace Parody of Newspaper Spotlights Climate, New York Times, June 18, 2009 (see web version of International Herald-Tribune parody here)

New law makes it harder to SLAPP in Quebec, Montreal Gazette, June 4, 2009

CanWest newspapers seeking worker concessions: union, Canadian Press, June 12, 2009

CanWest gets ready for new face near the top, Globe and Mail, June 6, 2009

Canwest Global subsidiary misses $10M in debt payments,, May 29, 2009

Split on free speech, Langara Journalism Review, May 8, 2009

Inside the Canwest talks,, May 8, 2009

The last days of a dynasty, Macleans, April 30, 2009

Canwest shares worthless, to be avoided – analysts,, April 13, 2009

Winnipeg Free Press columnist says Aspers will lose control of Canwest, Georgia Straight, April 11, 2009

‘It’s sad… the company is done’, Winnipeg Free Press, April 11, 2009

Can Canadians practice parody?, Fuse Magazine, Apr 9, 2009 – Please support Fuse magazine by subscribing at

‘No finish line’ for Canwest cuts: Skulsky,, Apr 9, 2009

Canwest writes off $1B in assets, loses $1.4B in 2nd quarter,, Apr 9, 2009

Canwest Watch,, Apr 9, 2009

Adbusters given green light to sue TV broadcasters,, April 7, 2009

CanWest’s math problem,, April 7, 2009

Canwest’s dance with debt,, Apr 7, 2009

Satirists, the world’s unacknowledged legislators,, Mar 24, 2009

A world without satire? Canwest sues satirists, CCPA Monitor, Mar 24, 2009

Family ties,, Mar 21, 2009

Some broadcasters are more equal than others,, Mar 20, 2009

Canwest appears to be lumbering towards bankruptcy restructuring, say observers, Canadian Press, Mar 13, 2009

Canwest wins round in parody suit,, Mar 5, 2009

Broadcasters seek changes for ‘broken’ industry, Globe and Mail, Mar 4, 2009 (Canwest seeks 45%-75% reduction in local programming requirements)

Government should come up with plan for media cuts, shutdowns, Hill Times, Mar 2, 2009

Stopping the press, Globe and Mail, Feb 28, 2009

Canwest drops parody suit against printer,, Feb 26, 2009

Aspers losing grip on Canwest empire, Winnipeg Free Press, Feb 23, 2009 – Be sure to check the comments

Canwest’s albatross on the balance sheet, The Globe and Mail, Feb 23, 2009

IJV Protest of Carleton University’s harassment of student organizers of Israeli Apartheid Week, Canpalnet Ottawa, Feb 20, 2009

University of Ottawa and Carleton suppress free speech on Palestine, Feb 20, 2009

Canwest Global shares tumble to historical low on the TSX, Canadian Press, Feb 20, 2009

Canwest seeks financial saviour amid credit crisis, The Globe and Mail, Feb 20, 2009

Exposed: University of Toronto suppresses pro-Palestinian activism,, Feb 18, 2009

Canwest creaks under debtload, may seek protection, Reuters, Feb 12, 2009

BC Civil Liberties Association opposes Canwest’s attempt to loosen license restrictions, BCCLA, Jan 29, 2009

The Return of the Prodigal Daughter: Carel Moiseiwitsch’s This Is a True Story, The Crib Sheet, Jan 25, 2009

Canwest internal memo details severe cost cutting measures, Bill Tieleman’s Blog, Jan 23, 2009

BCCLA calls on City Council to respect freedom of expression for Olympic protesters, BCCLA, Jan 22, 2009

Why let Canwest off the hook?, -30- Blog of Canadian Media Guild President, Jan 22, 2009

Canwest has $33M quarterly loss, debt worry, Yahoo Finance, Jan 14, 2009

Canwest Credit Rating Taken Down A Couple Of Notches, Eh?, Editor and Publisher Blog, Jan 8, 2009

Canwest suit against activists continues,, Jan 5, 2009

Parody and Free Speech in Vancouver,, Dec 27, 2009

Parody Defence Not Available according to BC Court,

Censorship and Canwest, Naeem Siddiqi’s Blog

Media-political complex: Campbell’s Hydro ad and Harper’s shovel, Georgia Straight

Canwest Suit May Test Limits of Free Speech,

B.C. man secretly taped in own home, then sued over comments, story about outrageous SLAPP suit in BC

How I Changed Libel Law, Rafe Mair discusses his case and SLAPP suits in

Canwest wins motion against maker of Sun parody, Stockwatch

Producer of fake Vancouver Sun cannot argue freedom of expression, Georgia Straight

Story of two spoofs and media stupor,

The curious case of Q (Yes Men open door to Sun parody, Q host slams it shut on CBC radio – 4min in)

Media blackout: the story Canadians won’t discuss,

Briemberg, Moiseiwitsch, Murray v Canwest,

Charges send Canwest to $1.02B loss in Q4,

Prank NY Times offers ‘All the news we hope to print’, (which has never reported on the Vancouver Sun parody or Canwest’s lawsuit) also reported in the Washington Post, National Post, Toronto Star and the

CanWest: Oh the Times They Are A-Changin’, Westcoast Indie News

Canwest cuts 560 jobs, five per cent of workforce, Canadian Press

Canwest drops suit against pro-Palestine activist,

Canwest drops lawsuit against Mordecai Briemberg, Georgia Straight

Free speech victory: Canwest drops suit against Mordecai Briemberg, Canadian Dimension blog

Canwest huffs and puffs while free speech burns,

National Post discontinues print edition in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, CBC As It Happens

CanWest’s lawsuit over Sun parody raised at Media Democracy Day, Georgia Straight

Journalist alleges she was told that she’ll never write for CanWest, Georgia Straight

CanWest Global Communications Corp. now a penny stock, Georgia Straight

Why Did I Buy CanWest Stock?,

Canwest stock slips below $1, The Globe and Mail

Creative licence vs copyright law, Common Ground (more info at

Parody distributor SLAPP-ed, Green Left Online (Australia)

YouTube videos on CanWest issues, Social Justice Librarian

Silencing satire, Jewish Peace News

Media giant sues pro-Palestinian activists, Green Left Online (Australia)

Who wins?, New Constant: Journal of Politics and Foreign Affairs.

Canwest: Media Bully, The (unofficial) blog of the BCLA’s Intellectual Freedom Committee and tara robertson’s blog

Free speech not safe from attack by Canadian media corporation, Atlantic Free Press

Media giant CanWest slaps SLAPP suit on Palestinian activists, Tuque Souq

CanWest SLAPP suit muzzles ‘leftie’ critics of Israel, on and

Huffing and puffing to silence criticism of Israel,

Interview with Mordecai Briemberg, Canadian Jewish Outlook, Sept./Oct. 2008

Intellectual Cleansing: PART 1 – Keeping The Media Safe For Big Business, Media Lens UK (scroll to the end of Part 1) – also on

Canadian media attempt to silence on Israel,

Canwest SLAPPs activists over parody,

Free-speech advocates rally for support in lawsuit by media conglomerate, WestEnder

Free speech not safe from attack by Canadian media corporation, Activist Magazine, Znet

TradeMark Troubles by Mordecai Briemberg, in INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Free speechers call for CanWest to drop suit, SFSC letter in the Georgia Straight

CanWest huffs and puffs while free speech burns, by Carel Moiseiwitsch and Gordon Murray (Palestine Media Collective) in the Georgia Straight

The Palestine Media Collective speaks out on CanWest parody, Press release from the Palestine Media Collective

CanWest publisher defends Briemberg lawsuit to staff, CanWest internal memo published by the Georgia Straight re-prints article without permission – Ironic, given CanWest’s recent copyright disputes,

Seriously Free Speech Committee recognizes CanWest with award, Georgia Straight

Media giant Canwest silences its critics, The Republic of East Vancouver

Vancouver Sun Parody and SLAPP, Social Justice Librarian

Canawest sues Health Canada over “freedom of speech”, Common Ground

SLAPPing dissent, Canadian Jewish Outlook

Fake Sun Lawsuit + A reaction from Mordecai Briemberg, Chinese in Vancouver

Canwest not amused, The Jewish Independent

Frank Challenges CanWest, Georgia Straight

Standing up to the corporate media bully,

CanWest lawsuit defendant Briemberg wins peace award, Georgia Straight

Free speech, if you can afford it, The Globe and Mail /

CanWest’s latest battle: a ‘fake’ newspaper, The Globe and Mail

Litigiously yours, CanWest, Toronto Life

Canada’s Media Bully, Adbusters

Remedial Media, Frank Magazine

Canadian Human Rights Hypocrisy, ZNet

parody+politics=lawsuit from CanWest, The (unofficial) blog of the BC Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Committee

Criticize CanWest, get sued, The Canadian Journalism Project

Why did Canwest sue me for somthing I didn’t do: an interview with Mordecai Briemberg, Shahrgon (in Farsi and in English)

Canada’s largest media conglomerate sues professor for handing out Israeli anniversary parody edition, Jewish Voice for Peace,

CanWest SLAPPing freedom of speech around,

Suit Looks Strange, Langara College Voice

CanWest Global Goliath Goes After Media David, / Pacifc Free Press / Friends of Canadian Broadcasting

Fake edition of Sun sets off lawsuit, Vancouver Sun

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