Short Cuts - CANADALAND

About the show

Media criticism. Self-abuse. If someone else were doing this, I wouldn't have to. New Short Cuts every Thursday.

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  • Jesse Brown

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Nice Work, Twitter Mob!

A series of essays by men accused of sexual misconduct, in which they attempt to defend themselves, have appeared in the press lately. Jesse and co-host Anne Kingston tackle that essay in the New York Review of Books, as well as the publisher of Harper's performance on the CBC.

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Last Man Notwithstanding

A look at how the Ford government's notwithstanding invocation has been covered by the press, as well as a look at the spurious media diet of the alleged Fredericton shooter.

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How Not To Interview Faith Goldy

Jesse talks to Graeme Gordon about his controversial interview with former Rebel personality, current Toronto mayoral candidate, and avowed white supremacist Faith Goldy. Plus Trump's "off the record" drama with Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale.

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The Dumb Fight Ahead

Maxime Bernier fights diversity, then fights journalism. Justin Trudeau yells at a racist. Andrew Scheer wants you to know some people sometimes say something... or something. And a dumb debate ensues after a protestor assaults a Sun photographer.

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The House Of Sad

Saudi Arabia leads the charge in exposing the human rights violations of Jordan Peterson, Alex Jones becomes the latest casualty in the Info Wars, and a review of Doug Ford's foray into the news business.

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Conspiracy And Speculation In The Danforth Shooting

The mass shooting in Toronto's Danforth neighbourhood quickly headed into dangerous conspiracy territory. And should members of government be forced to endure Twitter trolls?

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Tackling The History Of Slavery, Québécois Style!

What's Wrong With White People Pretending To Be Musical Black Slaves? Answer: Everything. And the 18 year old story of the then goateed dude-bro, now prime minister, copping a feel at a west-coast beer fest that we don't to talk about. Ever. again.

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The Aesthetics Of Rigour

Why should you trust the press when politicians have Twitter? And we read the Steven Galloway "article" in Quillette so you don't have to; turns out there may have been a slight conflict of interest.

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