How To Catch Your Online Tormentor
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Jody Vance has dealt with harassment for most of her career as a broadcast journalist, but starting in 2015 one of her harassers was different, constantly sending hateful, vile emails. When COVID hit, the problem only got worse as the harasser started targeting more of her guests and B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry. Who was this person and how do you bring an anonymous online tormentor to justice?  On March 10, 2023, after seven years of vitriolic emails, Jody finally had her day in court and faced her harasser.  Host: Jesse Brown Credits: Tristan Capacchione (Reporter, Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Jonathan Goldsbie (News Editor), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor) Featured guests: Jody Vance, Jesse Miller, Erica Ifill Special thanks to Sandy Garossino, columnist at the National Observer Further reading:  Steele & Vance — Chek TVThe three words a court wouldn’t allow Jody Vance to say to her online abuser — The Globe & MailWomen and Racialized Journalists In Canada Facing New Wave Of Harassment And Threats — AntiHate.caRachel Gilmore’s tweets sharing her phone call with the policeSaba Eitizaz’s tweets sharing her experience with the police  Additional music by Audio Network Sponsors: Douglas, Squarespace, Athletic Greens   If you value this podcast, support us! You’ll get premium access to all our shows ad free, including early releases and bonus content. You’ll also get our exclusive newsletter, discounts on merch at our store, tickets to our live and virtual events, and more than anything, you’ll be a part of the solution to Canada’s journalism crisis, you’ll be keeping our work free and accessible to everybody.     You can listen ad-free on Amazon Music—included with Prime. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
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