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Media criticism. Self-abuse. If someone else were doing this, I wouldn't have to. New CANADALAND episode every Monday.


  • Jesse Brown


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#210 Raccoon Thirst Trap

Who among us hasn't stabbed a lecherous raccoon with a dessert fork? And Omar Khadr gave his first big interview on Québec television; where was English media on this one?

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#274 Is Facebook Worth Fixing?

And if so, can government regulation crack down on hate speech and election interference on social media without crushing free speech?

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#209 Don’t Call Me Jason

Journalism that exposes racism, homophobia, and election fraud: does any of it matter? All of this and more in a look at the Alberta election. And then a check-in with the Globe and Mail's Thunder Bay bureau.

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#273 The Media Baron Dinner Party Where The News Bailout Was Born

Former CBC exec Richard Stursberg tells Jesse all about it.

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#208 Oh My God, They Killed Kenney

Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party is imploding before our very eyes — but the Albertan electorate doesn't seem to mind much. And who does Justin Trudeau think he's fooling with a libel threat? Definitely not Andrew Scheer.

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#272 The Best New Podcast In Canada Is About The Opioid Crisis

Crackdown covers the war on drugs from the trenches, and these war correspondents are drug users. 

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#207 Tape Your Calls!

If there's one lesson we can take away from what's happened with Jody Wilson-Raybould, it's to tape all of your calls. And what's more important to the Trudeau Liberals: reconciliation or cold hard donations?

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#271 Stephen Harper

The CANADALAND interview with former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who targeted the press before it was cool.

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