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


  • Jesse Brown



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SHORT CUTS: Quebec Is Butthurt Again

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SHORT CUTS: Rebel Media’s Nazi Problem

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Robyn Doolittle On Breaking The Story Of The Year

In the months after Robyn Doolittle's groundbreaking series of exposés about the scandal-ridden Toronto mayor Rob Ford, she left the Toronto Star for a new investigative role at the Globe & Mail. Then, mostly, silence. Her lack of bylines belied her hard work behind the scenes as she dug into what would become the story of the year: a 20-month investigation into police departments across Canada and their chronic underreporting of sexual assaults being filed.

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SHORT CUTS – I’m Done With You On This Topic

Refugees continue to stream across the Canada-U.S. border, presumably for photo-ops with smiling Canadian Mounties. Also, Milo Yiannopoulos finally finds the nail on which conservative Americans can hang him.

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SHORT CUTS – The Triumph Of Joe Trudeau

PMJT flew all the way to Washington, DC, for a handshake. Not sure if anything else of consequence happened while he was there. Really, the handshake was the key.

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SHORT CUTS — How To Exploit A Massacre

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