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Reporting In Ottawa Vs. Reporting In Washington

BuzzFeed’s Paul McLeod has covered politics in both capitals.

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How Marketing Conquered Food

Food journalist Corey Mintz speaks with Jesse about how influencers, marketing and Instagram have impacted food writing and eating. 

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Last Chance For Newspapers: Inside La Presse

The newspaper business is in rapid decline. Can non-profit status save newspapers in Canada?

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Authors Are Getting Bloody In The Culture Wars

The book world has been thrown into turmoil by sexual assault allegations, inter-generational fighting and questions over Indigenous ancestry. Is this inside baseball for a tiny industry, a microcosm of the culture wars or a battle over who gets to tell Canada's story?

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The Legend Of Weed Toque Girl

Almost every news story about cannabis is accompanied by a stereotypical stoner pic. The same few photos are used again and again. Why? Who took these pics? Who are the smokers in them? And what’s the deal with the most overused stoner pic of all, the pic known as “Weed Toque Girl”? WHO IS SHE? … Continued

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Jesse Meets WNYC’s On The Media

On The Media was one of the main inspirations for CANADALAND. This week, Jesse meets them.

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Taxing Porn (And Everything Else) To Pay For CanCon

Canada's broadcast regulator has put forward a proposal to tax everything from porn to podcasts to help pay for CanCon.

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Famous Anonymous: Celebrity Media In Canada

How do you cover celebrities in a country that's so bad at making them?

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Journalists Are Done With CBC Stealing Their Scoops

Why is CBC so bad at giving credit for stories that other news outlets broke?

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How We Cover Israel

Last week, Israeli forces killed over 60 people and injured thousands more at a protest in Gaza. How did Canadian media cover it?

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