August 23, 2020
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#338 What The Hell Is The Epoch Times?
The Epoch Times’ COVID-19 special edition raised controversy when it landed in mailboxes across Canada in April. The paper was accused of spreading misinformation and fomenting anti-Chinese racism.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Tiffany Lam
Producer
Andréa Schmidt
Managing Editor, Podcasts

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Producer Tiffany Lam shares her reporting on The Epoch Times: Who’s behind it, why you may have received a copy last spring, and how it came to be favoured by the Trump White House.

This episode is brought to you by Audible, Crooked Media’s Keep It and Article.

With additional music from Audio Network.

CLARIFICATION: In an earlier version of this episode, William Koblensky Varela was introduced as the executive editor of the University of Waterloo’s publication house. To clarify, until July 31, 2020, he was the executive editor of Imprint Publications, Waterloo, and of Imprint, the official student newspaper of the University of Waterloo.

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