May 4, 2023
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#881 Death of the Viral News Site
BuzzFeed is going bust and Vice is headed for bankruptcy - is it the end of viral news sites?
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Aviva Lessard
Producer

And the press has been reporting for years the name of a prominent and powerful man accused of abusing Indigenous children – but now it’s illegal for us to do so.

Host: Jesse Brown

Credits: Aviva Lessard (Producer), Caleb Thompson (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor)

Guest: Karyn Pugliese

 

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