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#273 The Media Baron Dinner Party Where The News Bailout Was Born

April 14, 2019

Former CBC exec Richard Stursberg tells Jesse all about it.

How A Meeting Of “Press Barons” Shaped The Government’s News Bailout

April 12, 2019

A new book by Richard Stursberg reveals that the plan to offer a labour tax credit for news media has its origins in a Rogers-commissioned report, a dinner with Paul Godfrey, and research funded by industry players

The Dependent Press

December 10, 2018

The Canadian federal government plans to issue nearly $600M in tax credits and incentives to bolster the country’s media industry over the next five years. What will this mean for the independence of the Canadian press? And will CANADALAND be applying for funds?

David Pecker Steps Down From Postmedia

August 28, 2018

Key player in Donald Trump hush-money scheme has left the board of Canada’s largest newspaper company

Postmedia’s Connection To Donald Trump

June 20, 2018

David Pecker has been accused of wielding the National Enquirer to protect friends including Trump and Harvey Weinstein. He also helps decide how much Postmedia execs should get paid.

Indie Journalists On The Government News Bailout

March 5, 2018

“I don’t want to be trusted by the government.”

SHORT CUTS – I’ll Kill Your Newspapers If You Kill Mine

November 29, 2017

It’s a terrible week for local news, VICELAND is probably over and the Financial Post fans the flames of climate change skepticism.

Post-Postmedia

April 17, 2017

Postmedia, the largest newspaper chain in Canada is in its death throes.

SHORT CUTS – PariahCast

April 13, 2017

Jian Ghomeshi is back and the nation breathes a collective “Ewww…really?”

SHORT CUTS — How To Exploit A Massacre

February 9, 2017

Rebel Media’s at it again, this time  seizing on the initial narrative about the Quebec massacre’s alleged ‘second shooter’ like a dog humping its favourite plush toy and refusing to let go. Also, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s oft-repeated pledge to take in more refugees in light of President Trump’s temporary ban on travelers from seven predominantly-Muslim … Continued

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