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John Furlong Countersued By Journalist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: 1:20 p.m. — John Furlong responded to Laura Robinson's lawsuit with the following statement on Tuesday: "I will continue to defend my reputa...

Requesting Thousands In Security

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A freelance journalist who wrote an article alleging former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong verbally and physically abused British Colu...

Will Furlong Have to Pay?

CBC | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The ongoing legal battle between former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong and journalist Laura Robinson is expected to return to court on Monday. R...

Journalist Seeks Public Funding For Legal Expenses

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Laura Robinson, a Vancouver journalist being sued by former VANOC CEO John Furlong, is hoping to get by with a little help from her friends. If her...

Furlong: No Apology Coming

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The journalist accused of defaming the former head of the Vancouver Olympics is now accusing John Furlong of damaging her reputation.Laura...

Journalist Fires Back

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The freelance journalist who first wrote about abuse allegations involving former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong insists it is her, no...

The Public Lynching of John Furlong Isn't In The Public Interest

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada
Daniel D. Veniez

I don't know John Furlong. What I do know is that once again, without knowing the facts, the character and hard-won reputation of a human being is being ripped to pieces and likely irreparably damaged. Nevertheless, it is treated as bombshell "news," and reported as such. Even worse, journalists pretend -- or at least may have convinced themselves -- that repeating them is somehow in the "public interest." What is happening to Furlong is a nothing less than a public lynching.