Short Cuts
#288 A Working Class Hero Is Something To BBQ
A petulant sandwich slinger gets attention as restaurants struggle across the country. A Global News Radio host quits over threatening messages about herself and her baby, while the company says dealing with trolls is part of the job.
December 3, 2020

Vice President of the Canadian Association of Journalists Fatima Syed co-hosts.

Further reading:

  • Turns out Adamson BBQ’s original location was never licensed to operate.

This episode is brought to you by Dispatch, Audible and Hover.

More from this series
The hunger for stories about Toronto's snow backfires. And when a story is about a hostage situation at a synagogue, why is there reluctance to call it antisemitism?
January 20, 2022
Healthcare workers against pandemic restrictions tell on themselves by suing for libel. And two Haitian journalists die reporting for a Montreal online radio station. 
January 13, 2022
Publishing record COVID case counts might not be that helpful anymore. And a woman quits the CBC to start her own thing and Jesse isn't sure how to feel about it. 
January 6, 2022
Justin Trudeau tells-all in his revealing year-end interview, oh wait, he just stuck to the same old talking points. And yes, we’re still going on about Omicron.
December 23, 2021
The media is scaring the bejesus out of us about the Omicron variant, but being on perpetual high alert can backfire. And the case against feeding the hungry. Writer, activist and podcaster Nora Loreto co-hosts. 
December 16, 2021
The Indigenous delegation headed to the Vatican was canceled and the media seems most focused on a papal apology. And is coverage of the Ring of Fire simply echoing the Conservative party lines?
December 9, 2021
The latest COVID variant offers mixed messaging about the severity of the virus. And an obituary to memorialize an alleged murderer does not sit right with Jesse and at least one of our listeners.
December 2, 2021
The struggle against Coastal Gaslink was bigger news this week because journalists got arrested. And even CBC can't seem to avoid the wrath of covering WE Charity. Canadaland contributing editor Danielle Paradis co-hosts. 
November 25, 2021
all podcasts arrow All Podcasts
Short Cuts