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#239 StarMetro Hunger Games

November 21, 2019

Torstar announced the closure of five papers across Canada, CBC tried to consolidate broadcasts across its radio stations in the North, and Don Cherry returned with an expertly produced podcast.

StarMetro Vancouver Has A Union, But Not A Contract

May 17, 2019

Members voted down a tentative agreement last week

What’s Happening To The Online Archives Of Metro Ottawa And Winnipeg

April 9, 2018

With the domain set to disappear, Canada’s closed Metro papers fall through the cracks

Torstar Owns Company Running Dozens Of American Gun Forums

March 20, 2018

VerticalScope removed the full list of firearms-related properties from its site shortly after being contacted by CANADALAND.

The Conspiracy Provisions

March 14, 2018

Another populist businessman turned politician defeats a more-qualified female candidate. Will the Competition Bureau actually do anything other than raid some offices? And does the CBC hate Sikhs? Kieran Delamont co-hosts. Correction: in the original version of this podcast, Jesse incorrectly referred to the Gerald Stanley trial as “the Boushie trial”, which is especially embarrassing … Continued

Why Newspapers Don’t Have to Die

December 3, 2017

And why you can’t just blame Google and Facebook for what happened last week.

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.

Government Watchdog To Review Postmedia-Torstar Deal

November 27, 2017

But experts aren’t confident that the Competition Bureau will do anything about the agreement to eliminate competition.

Toronto Star Columnist Charged With Assaulting Woman, Says “Children Involved”

July 14, 2016

Rosie DiManno, the Toronto Star’s acerbic and long-serving columnist, was charged with assault this week, according to Ontario Provincial Police. DiManno was charged Tuesday near Bancroft, Ont., according to a police press release. In its statement the OPP didn’t offer any further details, saying DiManno would appear in court July 26. A call to the OPP detachment was not … Continued

SHORT CUTS – Gregory Alan Elliott and the Future of Being Awful Online

January 28, 2016

Buzzfeed’s Scaachi Koul joins Jesse to talk about the Gregory Alan Elliott harassment trial, James Forcillo’s verdict in the killing of Sammy Yatim and the public insults between Postmedia’s Paul Godfrey and Torstar’s John Honderich.

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