How a comedian’s joke sparked a debate about freedom of speech in comedy

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  • CBC News published this video item, entitled “How a comedian’s joke sparked a debate about freedom of speech in comedy” – below is their description.

    Popular Canadian comedian Mike Ward has been ordered to pay $42,000 to Jérémy Gabriel after making jokes at his expense during his comedy routines from 2010 to 2013. Three comedians, Adora Nwofor, Jess Salomon and Josh Blue, discuss whether Ward should be held accountable for his actions.

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