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#255 This Op-Ed Could Kill People

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 coverage continues, for the most part, to be even-handed. But that’s not why you listen to this podcast. A look at what’s going wrong in Canadian reporting, as well as the personal and economic impact the pandemic is having on newsrooms.

#252 Canada Is Working Exactly As Intended

March 4, 2020

A front-page story tells us that Canada is broken. Is it, or is this exactly how the country was designed to work? And, as a senior editor leaves the CBC, our national broadcaster pivots to audience.

#310 Why Is The CBC So Schitty?

January 19, 2020

How the CBC is losing friends and alienating Canadians

#244 Iran So Far

January 8, 2020

We’ve heard so much from south of the border about Iran, but how are Canadian media treating this conflict? And The Fifth Estate delivers some spurious reporting on “Birth Tourism” and Antifa.

#243 The Media Hit Jobs on Andrew Scheer and Jody Wilson-Raybould

December 18, 2019

Everyone knows that Andrew Scheer resigned because of his tuition scandal; what this podcast presupposes is: maybe he didn’t? And the manufactured outrage surrounding Jody Wilson-Raybould’s office.

#240 Purified By Hatred

November 27, 2019

More details have emerged about Warren Kinsella’s secret work to expose Maxime Bernier as a racist. And what’s at stake as the CBC renegotiates its licence to broadcast in Canada?

#239 StarMetro Hunger Games

November 21, 2019

Torstar announced the closure of five papers across Canada, CBC tried to consolidate broadcasts across its radio stations in the North, and Don Cherry returned with an expertly produced podcast.

CBC Had Employee Delete Tweet Critical Of Don Cherry

November 14, 2019

Tweet calling out racism was deemed an inappropriate expression of a personal opinion on a controversial subject

#238 – What Don Cherry Means To Me

November 14, 2019

Don Cherry drafts his first Quillette essay: “The Day the Social Media Mob Came for Me.” Also, opinion writing in Canada post-Margaret Wente is pretty much the same. Freelance writer and Burn It All Down podcast co-host Shireen Ahmed joins us.

#302 Is The Extreme Right Finished In Canada?

November 11, 2019

Has the rise of the far-right in Canada been exaggerated?

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