June 13, 2016
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#74 Suicide, Silence and the Star
How the media handled a reporter’s death by suicide, controversy over a VICE documentary and the Chinese Foreign Minister berates a reporter.

Hodan Nalayeh, founder of IntegrationTV, co-hosts.

A reporter at the Toronto Star has died by suicide, which caused the paper’s union to call for an official, third-party investigation. Jesse and Hodan discuss how the Star handled Raveena Aulakh’s death.

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VICE’s documentary This Is Dixon investigates whether gangs are a myth in a Toronto community. But Hodan says the doc just perpetuates steroetypes about the Somali community.

The Chinese Foreign Minister berated a Canadian reporter for asking about human rights in China.

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