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I Got The Toronto Sun’s Editor-in-chief To Finally Answer Questions About Her Paper’s Viral Screw-ups

June 6, 2019

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

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: The Year In Review

June 25, 2018

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.

Correcting The Record On Refugee Crossings

March 2, 2017

Actual expert calls BS on J.J. McCullough’s claims on last week’s Short Cuts

SHORT CUTS – I’m Done With You On This Topic

February 23, 2017

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.

Strong Hearts To The Front

February 21, 2017

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

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

SHORT CUTS – Stunts And Manhunts

January 26, 2017

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.

SHORT CUTS – Quantum Leap Manifesto

April 20, 2016

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.

SHORT CUTS – How the CBC Bungled the Panama Papers

April 17, 2016

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.

Live From U of Ottawa: Refugees Welcome, But Bad News About the Job Market…

February 29, 2016

When Canadian University grads work at Starbucks and immigrant doctors drive taxis, how will refugees get on their feet?

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