After months of reporting on Adrienne Batra for the Ryerson Review of Journalism, I learned a lot about what she thinks of criticism and accountability
The honeymoon for Trudeau’s honeymoon is over. We take a look at the batshit year that was, and leave things in a light and summery mood by discussing child detention.
Actual expert calls BS on J.J. McCullough’s claims on last week’s Short Cuts
Refugees continue to stream across the Canada-U.S. border, presumably for photo-ops with smiling Canadian Mounties. Also, Milo Yiannopoulos finally finds the nail on which conservative Americans can hang him.
Welcome back to CANADALAND Commons! New hosts Hadiya Roderique, Ryan McMahon, and Ashley Csanady spend their first episode looking into the mostly manufactured controversy behind M103 – a motion to denounce Islamophobia and racism and a push for the Canadian government to set up a committee to look into the rise of discrimination in the country. … Continued
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
What can Harper-era journalism teach us about covering Trump? CBC Marketplace sold a white power t-shirt. The Rebel really loves manhunts. O’Leary says all his old television appearances were reality TV.
Ex-Chronicle Herald columnist Lezlie Lowe talks about quitting the paper over its refugee schoolyard story, Trudeau’s quantum computing spiel and how pundits have handled the Leap Manifesto.
The CBC messed up the Panama Papers, the Liberals misled us about the Saudi arms deal, the Chronicle Herald stokes fears about refugees and the media looks at the Attawapiskat suicide crisis.
When Canadian University grads work at Starbucks and immigrant doctors drive taxis, how will refugees get on their feet?
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