Canada’s newsrooms are whiter than ever.
Canada’s national paper seems shy about printing news on the national climate march. Also, another blackface scandal – at Global News. Plus, a discussion on if numbers flatten Indigenous folks’ stories. Ryan McMahon guest hosts with Vice Senior Editor Sarah Berman.
A plan to muffle moderate voices at Canada’s largest newspaper company has created confusion and uncertainty in newsrooms across the country.
Lord Conrad Black, First of His Name, The Unedited, King of Columns, Breaker of Laws, Flatterer of American Presidents, and Father of the National Post. Did Canada’s favourite criminal Lord just schmooze his way into a pardon from Donald Trump or is the American justice system to blame? Also, speaking of ancient things, Canada’s dusty old privacy laws are back in the spotlight thanks to the government’s new digital charter.
What is revealed by a deeply unfortunate headline error conflating killer and victim
A year since Charlottesville, mainstream media figures have begun returning to Ezra Levant’s far-right outlet
Former staff describe the lengths that management went to to keep the newsroom from unionizing
In the aftermath of the Toronto van attack, some mainstream media commentary has overlapped with themes propagated by far-right platforms
Jagmeet Singh gracefully responded to a racist idiot, which proves he can lead a major political party we guess. Also, racism is totally not a problem anymore, according to the most widely-read columnists in the country.
If he thinks Indigenous people are being cruel to Sir John A. Macdonald, Black should have a chance to see how he’ll be remembered.
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