Leaked audio from a NATO summit reveals Trudeau’s totally reasonable reaction to Trump. Did an Edmonton school board try to shut down a radio interview advocating for a student? The Globe and Mail’s China coverage is… inconsistent.
Rogers Media’s questionable new approach to publishing (hint: there’s just less of it), Scaachi Koul’s journey into the heart of Rebel darkness, and Jesse’s failed fortune cookie writing gig.
The Conservative Leader doesn’t like being asked about his ties to The Rebel. Plus, coverage of Gord Downie’s death and freed hostage Joshua Boyle.
Ezra Levant attempts to distance his far right website The Rebel from the alt-right, claiming he’s just learned that the movement is for racists. And a long strike at Nova Scotia’s largest newspaper ends, as some seriously shitty journalistic practices by replacement workers come to light.
The COMMONS team digs into the rise of far right groups like the Proud Boys, Soldiers of Odin and the Three Percenters.
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.
The Rebel is denied press accreditation for the UN climate conference. Rogers’ CEO is out. The National Post’s Tristin Hopper co-hosts.
As Wab Kinew campaigns in Manitoba, the media has seized on his misogynistic rap lyrics from the past. A reporter for The Rebel claims she was doused in pee and the story only gets stupider the closer you look. And have we reached peak Justin Trudeau?
Music critic Chandler Levack joins Jesse to talk about The Rebel, Canadian coverage of the Grammys and a decline in news consumption.
lnfoNews Kelowna’s managing editor Marshall Jones on Stephen Harper’s pointless photo op and Ezra Levant’s feud with Catherine Porter.
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