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Laura Waddell

Jian Ghomeshi was fired by broadcaster CBC after he showed executives a video of a woman with bruises and a cracked rib which he said occured during consensual sex (Picture: Malcolm Taylor/Getty)

MeToo: Forget the self-indulgent men who claim they are victims – Laura Waddell

In an interview with the Financial Times last weekend, Ian Buruma gave his account of what happened when he was let go as editor at the New York Review of Books after only 16 months.

He attributes his sacking to the “indignation” of the “Twittersphere” following his decision to publish a personal essay by Jian Ghomeshi, a broadcaster accused of sexual assault or violence by upwards of 20 women, writes Laura Waddell.

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