Pop Goes The News — Longtime Ottawa television news anchor Carol Anne Meehan is getting back into the reporting business — but this time she will be her own boss.

The former CTV Ottawa personality announced Thursday she is launching Carol Anne’s Local News Blog.

Pop Goes The News —Where do the charming chimpanzees and loveable orangutans seen in films and on television go after their short careers in front of cameras?

A few lucky ones end up retiring to the Center for Great Apes in Wauchula, southwest of Orlando, Florida.

Pop Goes The News — Global News apologized late Monday for declaring that Jian Ghomeshi admitted to sexual assault.

The former CBC Radio host is on trial this week for four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by choking — all related to alleged incidents in 2002 and 2003.

Pop Goes The News — Groundbreaking actress Laverne Cox is dating a Canadian man, according to a report.

The Orange is the New Black star and Vancouver native Jono Freedrix got tongues wagging last Saturday when they were seen getting cozy at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Pop Goes The News — Canadians Ryan Reynolds, Seth Rogen and Drake are among the stars appearing in commercials that will air during this year’s Super Bowl on CBS.

Reynolds will be seen in an ad for Hyundai, Rogen stars opposite Amy Schumer in a spot for Bud Light, and Drake promotes T-Mobile.

Pop Goes The News — An ambitious miniseries chronicling the history of the gay rights movement in America will be made in Canada this spring.

When We Rise was scripted by Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and will be directed by Gus Van Sant. The pair collaborated on 2008’s acclaimed biographical film Milk.