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FHRITP: CBC's The National looks at the offensive trend

CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt's confrontation with a group of men who yelled FHRITP went viral last week, just the latest example of an offensive internet meme that has been around for several months. CBC's The National had its media watch panel comment on the trend.

CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt's confrontation with a group of men who yelled FHRITP went viral last week, just the latest example of an offensive internet meme that has been around for several months. 

The National host Peter Mansbridge spoke with a media panel including Marissa Nelson, CBC's senior director of digital media, Margo Goodhand, editor in chief of the Edmonton Journal, Robyn Doolittle, investigative reporter with Globe and Mail, and Jeet Heer, contributing editor at the New Republic, for their thoughts on the trend. 

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