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You Must Be This Conservative To Ride: The Inside Story of Postmedia’s Right Turn

August 12, 2019

A plan to muffle moderate voices at Canada’s largest newspaper company has created confusion and uncertainty in newsrooms across the country.

Postmedia Wants To Join Jason Kenney’s War Against Environmental Activists

May 17, 2019

The newspaper company has hired the UCP’s campaign director to lobby for participation in its new “energy war room”

The Misery Beat

March 19, 2018

Guest host Omar Mouallem speaks with the Globe and Mail’s Jana Pruden about her unique work as a crime reporter. In an age of sensationalized true crime podcasts and Netflix docudramas—and with no end in sight—can long form crime reporting reach beyond morbid fascination? For those journalists who cover crime, what are their responsibilities as reporters interviewing … Continued

It Was Illegal To Print Their Names: Alberta’s Lost Children

May 8, 2017

Since the late 1990s nearly 800 children in Alberta government care have died. Veteran Edmonton Journal columnist Paula Simons has been shining a light on this crisis since the start. In November 2016, Simons published a story that shocked the province. It was about a four-year-old girl named Serenity. Let down by a wide range of government … Continued

Edmonton Is Weird

December 12, 2016

Suburbs frozen in the 1950s. Progressives in the middle of oil country. Jesse explores the eccentricities of Edmonton, past and present.

Postmedia Told Edmonton Journal to Endorse Jim Prentice, Says Edmonton Journal

May 3, 2015

Their recent performance in office and at the hustings subject to widespread media and voter skepticism, incumbent Premier Jim Prentice and the Alberta Progressive Conservatives nonetheless managed to secure the endorsement of the four largest papers in Alberta, the Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Sun and Calgary Sun. In one case, instruction to endorse came from the papers’ parent company, Toronto-based Postmedia.

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