We're staying with the Ukraine story today, touching base with our sources and correspondents in Kiev, Crimea and Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin has been speaking out, defending his actions. Secretary of State John Kerry showed up in Kiev with a billion dollar aid package. The situation in Crimea remains tense.
-- Writer and transgender advocate JANET MOCK talks about her journey to becoming the woman she is today, as chronicled in her new memoir "Redefining Realness", and gives advice on what journalists can do to better when covering transgender issues in the media.
The media’s depictions of the disabled will be the topic of the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Katie Foss, an assistant professor of journalism at MTSU, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 3, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, March 9, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).
-- Q's MEDIA PANEL reconvenes to discuss recent revelations about CBC personalities and paid speaking gigs, and why the media is so focused on Ukraine when crises are also unfolding in Venezuela, Thailand and the Central African Republic. On this week's panel are: Rabble.ca founder JUDY REBICK, National Post comment editor JONATHAN KAY, and Ryerson University journalism professor TONY BURMAN.