August 21, 2023
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#912 Is The Foreign Interference Scandal Overblown?
Foreign Interference by the Chinese government into Canadian politics is probably the biggest news story of the year, and yet we know so little about it. What was the interference? Why did it occur? Did it work? Who was involved?
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Bruce Thorson
Senior Producer
Jonathan Goldsbie
News Editor
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer
Karyn Pugliese
Editor-in-Chief

Foreign Interference by the Chinese government into Canadian politics is probably the biggest news story of the year, and yet we know so little about it. What was the interference? Why did it occur? Did it work? Who was involved?

After months of national coverage, we still don’t really know.

Today we’re going to hear from a senior journalist, about his skepticism regarding Foreign Interference. We’re going to hear an editorial, an opinion – but a reported opinion and an informed one. Bruce Livesey knows about which he speaks – he knows about the specific newsrooms of which he speaks, because he used to work for both of them. He was an investigative reporter for both of the news organizations that have been reporting leaked CSIS documents – The Globe and Mail and Global News.

 

Host: Jesse Brown

Credits: Bruce Livesey (Additional Reporting), Jonathan Goldsbie (News Editor), Tristan Capacchione (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Bruce Thorson (Senior Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)

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