Why did the Toronto Star try to stop Paul Watson from reporting on a story?
The rise and fall of Canada’s alt-weekly magazines.
A look inside Jordan Peterson’s new social media platform, which bans photos, memes, and emojis in the name of anti-censorship! Also, The Toronto Star turns to public shaming. Freelancer John Semley co-hosts.
Canada’s newsrooms are whiter than ever.
The Vancouver Sun is very, very sorry about publishing that inflammatory anti-immigration screed. They’ll tone it down a little next time. Also, why is election coverage so… boring? Journalist and COMMONS host Arshy Mann co-hosts.
Members voted down a tentative agreement last week
Two big Toronto papers got some things horribly wrong. The Sun has been censured by the National NewsMedia Council for its fictitious goat-slaughtering story, and The Sun and Star both recklessly outed a sex worker for no justifiable purpose.
The Sun also got the story wrong in its front-page headline
Sara Mojtehedzadeh may very well be Canada’s only full-time labour reporter. This past fall, as the Toronto Star’s ‘work and wealth’ reporter, Mojtehedzadeh went undercover for a month at Fiera Foods—a factory in Toronto where a temp agency worker was recently killed. Her month-long stint led to Undercover in Temp Nation, an explosive year-long investigation into … Continued
Confusion over “off the record” played a pivotal role in global affairs this past week. So — how does this oft-misunderstood agreement actually work, and why do so many powerful people continue to misuse it?
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