With the political weaponization of the #metoo movement for partisan purposes, and questions surrounding the media’s active role in it, CTV has filed a statement of defense against a lawsuit former Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown launched on the network. Brown claims that the network didn’t do it’s due diligence in following up with sources the network used to bring forth allegations of sexual misconduct against Brown. CTV has responded stating it acted lawfully when reporting on the allegations. There are several questions surrounding Brown’s departure and the credibility of the sources CTV has used.
You can read both statement of claims below.
Patrick Brown’s Statement of Claim
CTV’s Statement of Defense