November 8, 2020
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#347 The Brayden Bushby Trial And Pity Porn
The CBC's Jody Porter discusses covering the trial, and what she's learned about telling other people's stories.
Jesse Brown
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Gabe Knox
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Andréa Schmidt
Managing Editor, Podcasts

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The Brayden Bushby trial has once again raised some uncomfortable questions about how stories involving Indigenous people get reported by settler journalists. Jesse sits down with CBC’s Jody Porter, whose recent essay for Maisonneuve touches upon her experiences reporting on “Indigenous issues” and how writing about other people’s pain can be a way of hiding from your own.

Additional music by Audio Network.

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