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#328 Should Big Tech Bail Out The News?

May 31, 2020

The pandemic could be an “extinction event” for American newspapers and so their publishers want their own government bailout. Meanwhile Canadian papers want money from Google and Facebook, too.

Faith Goldy Pissed Off The Wrong Lawyer

May 6, 2019

And other things we learned from a deep dive into her election-related filings

#276 – Twenty Years After Napster: Cory Doctorow On What Went Wrong

May 6, 2019

Digital media has been gentrified into a mall, says the digital rights activist and author.

#274 Is Facebook Worth Fixing?

April 22, 2019

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

#264 Quebec’s Fake News Problem

February 10, 2019

In English media, there are whole organizations and departments devoted to debunking fake news. But in Quebec, a lot of the work falls to one guy: Jeff Yates. He talks to guest host Brigitte Noël about the unique challenges of combatting fake news in French and why he thinks it’s time to destigmatize sharing bogus stories.

The Far-Right Grassroots Movement Taking Over Canada

January 28, 2019

The Canadian version of the Yellow Vests has little in common with its origins in France

#262 Meet Canada’s Pro-Oil, Anti-Immigrant Yellow Vest Movement

January 27, 2019

What do warnings of globalism, support for pipelines and calls to execute Trudeau have in common? They’re all part of the rhetoric of the Canadian Yellow Vests. CANADALAND producer David Crosbie investigates how a French working class protest against a fuel tax has inspired a right-wing, populist movement holding recurring rallies across Canada.

No, Don Cherry Isn’t Selling Penis Pills

January 16, 2019

From copying the CBC website, to claiming female anchors are leaving to start a skincare business, CANADALAND explains the tricks scammers use to target Canadian media consumers

An Issue Worth Torching Your Job Over

November 25, 2018

After 25 years at the CBC, tech columnist Jesse Hirsh decided to risk it all. During an interview about Facebook, he turned the tables, asking why CBC continues to promote Facebook after we’ve seen what that company has done to undermine democracy.  CBC refused to post the segment online, raising questions about what you can and cannot say on our public broadcaster. 

The Media’s The Problem

November 22, 2018

Despite bringing the horrifying events at a private school in Toronto to the attention of police, the media have been getting some backlash from parents. A CBC columnist dared to call out the CBC on its Facebook practices, and Jesse makes some connections on the CANADALAND conspiracy cork board.

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