Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker at Wellesley: Media coverage in Canada (2014)

North of the US border, the Sleepwalker controversy was reported at the national, regional and local level, including on radio station websites across the country.

CANADA



See entry 5075, Global News - The Morning Show, below.



Your attention, please. Wire service reports and photographs:

(05 February 2014). Sculpture of man sleepwalking in his undies freaks out Wellesley women. Postmedia Breaking News (Canada) (Online section) (website). [K1-115]

(05 February 2014). Realistic sculpture of man sleepwalking in his undies freaks out college students. Postmedia Breaking News (Canada) (Online section) (website). [K1-116]

(06 February 2014). Creepily lifelike sculpture of undies-clad sleepwalker prompts "freaked out" students to launch petition. Postmedia Breaking News (Canada) (World section) (website). [K1-087]

(06 February 2014). Sculpture exhibit at Wellesley College causes a stir. gettyimages.ca (ca. 8 photos and captions on offer) (Section unknown) (website). [1833; 1834]

National coverage

TV

(06 February 2014). Creepy statue causes a stir at US college campus. Global News - The Morning Show. (Global News Television Network) (Canada) (Video of TV broadcast) (YouTube). [5075]

CTVNews.ca. (07 February 2014). Realistic sculpture of sleepwalker in underwear stirs controversy. CTV News Channel (Section unknown) (website). (Embedded video of CTVNews broadcast on the webpage.) [0791]

Sathiyanathan, Lakshine. (06 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of near-naked man spurs controversy at women’s college. CBC News (national) (Your community blog) (website). (Also, photo and caption of sculpture including in article "10 odd and amazing winter sculptures" released ca. 08 February 2014. [0806; 1216]

NEWSPAPERS

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). U.S. college sculpture of underwear man causes stir. Metro (national) ("Scene" section) (website). [0587]

Associated Press. (06 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man in underwear causes stir at US college. Globalnews.ca (Art section) (website). [0109]

Associated Press. (06 February 2014). Creepily lifelike sculpture of undies-clad sleepwalker prompts ‘freaked out’ students to launch petition. National Post (News section) (website). [0554]

MAGAZINES

SECTOR-ORIENTED SITES / PUBLICATIONS - ENTERTAINMENT / LIFESTYLE / STYLE ORIENTATED

CTVNews.ca. (07 February 2014). Realistic sculpture of sleepwalker in underwear stirs controversy. The Loop : theloop.ca (lifestyle website) (Section unknown). (Also "OpEd: Ignoring students’ wishes now carved in stone" was released on 10 February 2014 by Nevil Hunt with a voting box ("keep", "move", or "remove entirely".) [1051; 2186]

Resnick, Gideon. (09 February 2014). Tony Matelli doesn’t believe his ’Sleepwalker’ statue is terrorizing Wellesley College. Vice (Q&A) (Section unknown) (website). [1022]

OTHER MEDIA

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Mass. college man-in-undies sculpture causes stir. Telus website (telecommunications provider) (HQ: Burnaby, BC; operates throughout Canada) (Top headlines section). (Also released in Oddities section on the day with the title "Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college") [1011; 0940]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. canada.com (News section) (website). (Also, on 06 February 2014, Gallery: Today’s best pictures" was released, including a photo and caption in a photo gallery.) [0958; 2488]

Associated Press, Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. yahoo.com (Canada) (Section unknown) (website). [0277]

Associated Press, Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). US college sculpture of underwear man causes stir. msn.com (Canada) (Section unknown) (website). [0588]

唐嘉麗. (06 February 2014). 校園展裸男雕像 衛斯理女生請願. World Journal (newspaper) (worldjournal.com ("largest Chinese-language newspaper in North America") (section unknown) (website). [2-3375]



(ca. 05-08 February 2014). "Odd half-naked statue pops up at US college (video)"; "On Campus: Naked man at Wellesley (video)" (by HuffPost Live - see above); "Realistic half-naked statue causes controversy on campus (video)" (by Newsy); "Realistic statue of almost-naked man freaks out women’s college" (by HuffPost Live); "Sculpture of half-naked man turns heads at Wellesley College (video)"; "Wellesley College ’Sleepwalker’ becoming a national sensation (video of WCVB TV news report)"; "Wellesley students address naked male statue of campus (video)" (by HuffPost Live). on.aol.ca ("on" section) [2131; 2130; 2036; 2-5152-55]

(ca. 05-08 February 2014). "Odd half-naked statue pops up at US college" (video); "On Campus: Naked man at Wellesley (video)" (by HuffPost Live); "Realistic half-naked statue causes controversy on campus (video)" (by Newsy); "Realistic Statue Of Almost-Naked Man Freaks Out Women’s College" (by HuffPost Live); "Sculpture of half-naked man turns heads at Wellesley College (video)"; "Wellesley College ’Sleepwalker’ becoming a national sensation" (video of WCVB TV Boston news report); "Wellesley students address naked male statue of campus (video)" (by HuffPost Live). aol.ca (Now! section) (website). [2244; 3399; 2-5156-60]

Alberta coverage

RADIO

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CFFR (AM 660) (Calgary, AB) (World section) (website). [0935]

NEWSPAPERS

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. Lethbridge Herald (Lethbridge, AB) (Section unknown) (website). [0955]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Realistic sculpture of man sleepwalking in his undies freaks out college students. Calgary Herald (Calgary, AB) (News section) (website). (Also, on 06 February 2014, G"allery: Today’s best pictures" was released, including a photo and caption in a photo gallery.) [1013; 2482]

(06 February 2014). Gallery: Today’s best pictures. Edmonton Journal (newspaper) (Photo and caption in photo gallery) (Section unknown) (website). [2481]

British Columbia

RADIO

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CKWX (1130 AM) (News, traffic, weather) (Vancouver) (Section unknown) (website). [0933]

NEWSPAPERS

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. The Daily Courier (Kelowna, BC) (Section unknown) (website). [0963]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. Penticton Herald (Penticton, BC) (Section unknown) (website). [0962]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Realistic sculpture of man sleepwalking in his undies freaks out college students. The Province (Vancouver) (News section) (website). [1058]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Realistic sculpture of man sleepwalking in his undies freaks out college students. The Vancouver Sun (News section) (website). [1053]




"The art is supposed to give you a strong feeling. It’s outside a gallery. It’s part of a display, and you need to deal with it.

That’s the point of art."


— Liza Fromer, Canada’s Global News - The Morning Show presenter quoted in TV broadcast at top




Manitoba

RADIO

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CKXA (101.1 FM) (Country music) (Brandon, MB) (Oddities section) (website). [0961]

NEWSPAPERS

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. Brandon Sun (Brandon, MB) (International breaking news section) (website). [0926]

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. Winnipeg Free Press (Winnipeg, MB) (World section) (website). [0591]

New Brunswick

RADIO

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CKNI (91.9 FM) (Moncton, NB) (News, talk, sports) (World news section) (website). [0951]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CHNI (88.9 FM) (News, talk, sports) (Saint John, NB) (Section unknown) (website). [0949]

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CFXY (105.3 FM) (Fredericton, NB) (Oddities news section) (website). [0934]

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CIBX (106.9 FM) (Top 40 music) (Fredericton, NB) (Oddities news section) (website). [0954]

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CKHJ (1260 AM) (Fredericton, NB) (Country music) (Oddities news section) (website). [0941]

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CIKX (93.5 FM) (Grand Falls, NB) (Oddities news section) (website). [0937]

NEWSPAPER

(06 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man in underpants causes stir. The Daily Gleaner (Fredericton, NB) (International section) (hard copy). (Mention in international news.) [K1-071]




"This ’guy’ is obviously in pain— or something [is] wrong with him. And I just don’t think that it’s art."


— Leslie Roberts, Canada’s Global News - The Morning Show presenter quoted in TV broadcast at top




Nova Scotia

RADIO

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CJNI (95.7 FM) (News, talk, sports radio) (Halifax, NS) (World section) (website). [0947]

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CKTO (110.9 FM) (rock music) (Truro, NS) (Oddities news section) (website). [0953]

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CKTY (99.5 FM) (country music) (Truro, NS) (Oddities news section) (website). [0946]

Ontario

RADIO

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CFTR (680 AM) (News radio) (Toronto) (World news section) (website). [0248]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CHRE (105.7 FM) (St. Catherines, ON) (Oddities news section) (website). [0950]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CHVR (96 FM) (country music) (Pembroke, ON) (Oddities news section) (website). [0943]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CIWW (1310 AM) (News / Sports / Talk radio) (Ottawa, ON) (World news section) (website). [0952]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CJBK (1290 AM) (News / talk radio) (London, ON) (Oddities news section) (website). [0945]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CJBX (92.7 FM) (country music) (London, ON) (Oddities news section) (website). [0959]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CKGL (570 AM) (Kitchener, ON) (World news section) (website). [0939]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CKQB (106.9 FM) (Ottawa, ON) and (99.9 FM) (Pembroke, ON) (rock music) (Section unknown) (website). [0965]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CKTB (610 AM) (News / Talk radio) (St. Catherines, ON) (News section) (website). [0938]

Associated Press, Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Oddities News. CFRA (580 AM) (News / Talk radio) (Ottawa, ON) (Oddities news section) (website). [0942]

NEWSPAPERS

Associated Press / The Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). US college sculpture of underwear man causes stir. The Chronicle Journal (Thunder Bay, ON) (News section) (website). [0594]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. Fort Frances Times (Fort Frances, ON) (Global section) (website). [0948]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man in underpants causes stir at U.S. women’s college. The Globe and Mail (Toronto) (Section unknown) (website). [0569]

Associated Press. (06 February 2014). Lifelike statue of sleepwalking man wakes up U.S. college. The Hamilton Spectator (Hamilton, ON) (World news section) (website). [0769]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. Ottawa Citizen (Ottawa, ON) (News section) (website). (Another AP article version on the day was released with the title "Realistic sculpture of man sleepwalking in his undies freaks out college students". Also, on 06 February 2014, Gallery: Today’s best pictures" was released, including a photo and caption in a photo gallery.) [0956; 1052; 2483]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike statue of sleepwalking man wakes up U.S. college. Toronto Star (Toronto) (World news section) (website). [0920]

Associated Press. (06 February 2014). Sculpture of man in underpants causes stir at women’s college. Waterloo Region Record (Kitchener, ON) (World news section) (website). [0765]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. The Windsor Star (Windsor, ON) (World news section) (website). [0503]




"It’s startling, yes. But it’s not threatening. Not threatening at all. He looks very weak and a vulnerable figure to me."


— Rosey Edeh, Global News - The Morning Show presenter quoted in TV broadcast




Quebec

For rough foreign language translations, see Google translate.

TV

AFP. (06 February 2014). Stressées par la statue d’un homme en slip. TVA (television network) (Quebec) (Le Buzz section) (website). [0710]

RADIO

(06 February 2014). Sleepwalking statue at Wellesley College. CHOM (97.7 FM) (rock music) (Montréal) (Photo and caption) (website). [1211]

(06 February 2014). Une statue d’un homme perturbe les étudiantes du Wellesley College. CFGL (105.7 FM) (adult contemporary) (Laval, QC) (Section unknown) (website). [0701]

(06 February 2014). Une statue d’un homme perturbe les étudiantes du Wellesley College. CIME (103.9 & 101.3 FM) (Saint-Jérôme, Québec) (Section unknown) (website). [0712]

Radio-Canada with AFP. (07 February 2014). Oeuvre troublante sur un campus américain. ICI Radio-Canada (Arts et divertissement section) (website). [0714]

NEWSPAPERS

(ca. 05 February 2014). Photo du jour. La Presse (Montréal) (Photo of the day section) (website). [0824]

AFP. (05 February 2014; Updated 08 February 2014). La statue d’un homme en slip provoque l’émoi dans une université. Le Journal de Montréal (Montréal) (Section unknown) (website). [0678]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. The Gazette (Montréal) (Section unknown) (website). [0936]

OTHER MEDIA

AFP. (06 February 2014). É.-U.: la statue d’un homme en slip provoque l’émoi. canoe.ca (web portal) (Quebec) (Unusual news section) (website). (Also, on ca. 05 February 2014, they released a NEWSY video and caption with the article title "Realistic half-naked statue causes controversy on campus" in their news section.) [0689; 1772]

AFPQC2. (06 February 2014). USA: la statue d’un homme en slip provoque l’émoi dans une université. Le Huffington Post (Quebec) (Section unknown) (website). [0680]

Alain, Mélanie. (06 February 2014). Une statue plus vraie que nature d’un gars en petite culotte, ça fait jaser! yahoo.com (Quebec) (Section unknown) (website). [0703]

Radio Canada. (07 February 2014). Arts visuels - Oeuvre troublante sur un campus américain. Yahoo! Divertissement (Quebec) (Celebrity section) (website). [0722]

Saskatchewan

RADIO

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). US college sculpture of underwear man causes stir. CJME (980 AM) (News talk) (Regina, SK) (Section unknown) (website). (This on the cjme.com domain; a photo and paragraph also appears to have been released on their parallel domain, newstalk980.com.) [0590; 0966]

Associated Press / Canadian Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture ofman wearing underpants causes stir at US college. CHBD (92.7 FM) (Regina, SK) (Country music) (World news section) (website). [0957]

NEWSPAPERS

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Realistic sculpture of man sleepwalking in his undies freaks out college students. Leader Post (Regina, SK) (News section) (website). [1015]

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. The StarPhoenix (Saskatoon, SK) (News section) (website). [0960]

OTHER MEDIA

Associated Press. (05 February 2014). Lifelike sculpture of man wearing underpants causes stir at US college. SaskTel website (telephone, internet and TV provider) (HQ: Regina, SK) (Section unknown). [0967]



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