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#325 Should We Stop Naming Killers?

May 11, 2020

Prime Minister Trudeau said naming the Nova Scotia mass shooter was giving him “the gift of infamy”

The Surprising Reason Some Countries Don’t Publish The Names Of Accused Persons

May 10, 2020

And what can the difference tell us about why we cover crime as we do?

#260 Celebrity Malfunction

April 29, 2020

The more we learn about the shooting in Nova Scotia, the worse it becomes. And did the star-studded Stronger Together COVID-19 special show us anything but how completely anachronistic celebrity has become during this pandemic? Seriously. Did anyone watch it?

#259 Our Press Can’t Handle The Nova Scotia Shooting

April 22, 2020

The confluence of the pandemic, reliance on police for information, and slashed newsroom budgets means that reporting on the Nova Scotia shooting was all but doomed from the start. And a tweak to government media subsidies makes more organizations eligible for the funding.

DYNASTIES #8- The Regans

January 22, 2020

Gerald Regan was the premier of Nova Scotia, the founder of a powerful political dynasty, and one of the most prolific sexual predators in Canadian political history. Even after his death last November, few in the establishment are willing to recognize, let alone reckon with, his crimes.

#28 Provinces At War

April 22, 2019

With the election of Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party in Alberta, the national alliance of conservative premiers has gained a key member in its battle against the federal Liberals. In this episode, we take look at what’s going on in Canada from coast to coast to coast.

Nova Scotia Paper Shows How Not To Report On Suicide

September 15, 2017

“What the Cape Breton Post did was a danger to the public,” expert says

Halifax’s Frank Magazine Charged With Violating Publication Ban In Child-protection Case

July 23, 2017

“One person told me, ‘No one has ever been stupid enough to actually breach such a ban.'”

A Field Recording Of The Body

May 10, 2017

Darcy Spidle uses a jaw harp to play his insides. Aisha Sasha John studied clown to become a poet.

That’s Why We Live In A Democracy

May 2, 2017

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the rollout of a basic income trial. The program is to be introduced in three Ontario communities this summer, including Thunder Bay. This is widely seen as compensation for living in Thunder Bay. B.C. Premier Christy Clark gives a voter a succinct primer on democracy, while Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil trips … Continued

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