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#264 Smelly Rogue

May 28, 2020

Torstar was just sold for $52 million, droves of people were chastised for going to the park, and Jesse opens himself up to some rare scrutiny.

All Of The Conservative Donations Made By The New Owners Of The Toronto Star

May 27, 2020

Maxime Bernier, Doug Ford among those who’ve received financial support from Torstar’s new owners

#257 Speaking Moistly

April 8, 2020

For weeks, we’ve all been trying to flatten the curve. But how do we measure our success if the numbers informing that curve aren’t reliable? And how do the big newspaper chains justify taking government wage subsidies at the same time as laying off staff?

#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 metronews.ca 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.

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