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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Daft Munk

Keeping the "debate" out of the Munk Debates, getting the best Canadian coverage from American press, and serving Anthony Bourdain the unpalatable best of Canadian media. 

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Stephen Harper Would Like Some Attention

AMBER ALERTS. Stephen Harper's back! MP Christine Moore's ongoing public ordeal, and Doug Ford has found some standards (apparently). 

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Doug Ford’s Magical World Of Make-Believe

An update on our investigation into possible bias at Ford Nation Live, a look at the ivory tower's imperative to let absolutely anyone speak their mind, and Erin Weir's expulsion from the NDP caucus.

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Jokes About Politicians That Don’t Hurt Anyone’s Feelings

The Canadian version of the White House Correspondents Dinner will never offend you (because you've never heard of it), new developments in the Steven Paikin allegations, and CBC’s exclusive investigation into a year-old VICE investigation.

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All Eyes On Us

Why were some people so determined to label the Toronto van attack as Islamist? How is it that U.S. media are capable of breaking key points of developing Canadian stories before their domestic counterparts? And how do you sift through online signal noise to report accurately in the midst of a high-profile event?

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The Indoctrination Of Alexandre Bissonnette

A look at the media diet of Alexandre Bissonnette, charged with the January, 2017 terror attack at a Quebec City mosque that killed six and wounded nineteen, plus Facebook continues its Canadian outreach program.

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Not Paid To Be Classy

Media coverage of the Humboldt Broncos tragedy, a statement from the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression sets off alarms, and a fond farewell to Rick Mercer.

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Never Underestimate Hatred For Toronto

The Toronto Star goes national, the CBC finally has a female president, and Canada's left mourns the loss of one of its most stalwart intellectuals

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