August 26, 2021
SHARE
Short Cuts
#706 Chopped And O’Tooled
Twitter became the centre of the election this week when they put a "manipulated media” tag on one of Chrystia Freeland’s tweets, which contained an edited video of Conservative leader Erin O’Toole. And is science journalism at a crisis point in Canada? An analysis finds Canada’s biggest newspapers gave about half as much coverage to the IPCC’s major recent climate report as US ones did.
Kevin Sexton
Producer
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer
Fatima Syed hosts with Sean Holman as co-host
Further Reading:
The Tyee: When Dire Climate News Came, Canada’s Front Pages Crumpled
Politico on the political connections at Twitter
Chrystia Freeland’s edited video of Erin O’Toole and the full video
This episode is brought to you by PolicyMe, FreshBooks and Squarespace.
More from this series
Poilievre's toxic lie about safe supply. And the confusing and contradictory CSIS intelligence on China and the Freedom Convoy. Garth Mullins co hosts.
November 24, 2022
The tense relationship between Canada and China after allegations of interference in our federal election. And do we need a mask mandate to prevent mask laziness and save our kids? Steven Zhou co-hosts.
November 17, 2022
831
Unpacking the changes at Twitter and how chaos is Elon Musk's product. And what would it take for Canadians to change their mind on the use of the Emergencies Act? Douglas Soltys co-hosts.  
November 9, 2022
The curious case of a journalist charged with the vandalism of a Nazi statue. And the first order of business for 10 newly elected politicians in Hamilton is to boycott the local newspaper. Jeremy Appel co-hosts. 
November 3, 2022
Like the next-piece box in Tetris, the United States often offers a preview of political trends that will soon come to Canada. So with dozens of 2020-election deniers set to be elected to Congress next month, what does that bode for our own near future?
October 27, 2022
Loblaws takes the heat over a tone-deaf price freeze.
October 20, 2022
A controversial comment about Burqas in a Toronto Star column crossed the editorial line. And business drama at this Toronto paper. Jonathan Goldsbie hosts with co-host Sarah Hagi.
October 13, 2022
Emilie Nicolas and Toula Drimonis break down the Quebec election for those outside of the Quebec bubble
October 6, 2022
all podcasts arrow All Podcasts
Short Cuts