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q media panel: discredited Science study, Waco shoot-out, FHRITP

This week's q media panel — Jen Gerson, Andrew Potter and Desmond Cole — convenes to discuss the most significant news events of the week.
CBC's Morgan Dunlop was surprised when a man shouted FHRITP during this live report in Montreal. (CBC News)

This week's q media panel — Jen Gerson, Andrew Potter and Desmond Cole — convenes to discuss the most significant news events of the week, and how effectively they were covered by mainstream media.

At issue this week: (1) the revelation that a landmark study on gay marriage, published in the peer-reviewed magazine Science, should not be trusted. (2) Canadian Journalists for Free Expression issue Canada a damning report card when it comes to freedom of expression in this country. (3) the Waco, Texas shoot-out between rival biker gangs that left 9 dead. (4) the latest FHRITP flare up, and how female reporters are responding to sexist obscenities shouted into their microphones as they report live. 

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