#145 News From The Upside Down
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#145 News From The Upside Down
The Globe and Mail expands into less, alt-right women are tired of the misogyny of alt-right men and a prominent Canadian liberal looks awfully silly on Fox News.
December 7, 2017
The Globe and Mail recently launched their re-designed newspaper much to the dismay of old people everywhere. Editor-in-Chief David Walmsley claims they’re “actually expanding” a print edition that has cut both content and distribution.
Alt-right women are upset that alt-right men are treating them badly. They’re tired of being harassed and facing backlash for not being married and having babies. If only there were a movement that could help them…
CP24’s Stephen LeDrew is suspended for his appearance on Fox News, in which he discusses LGBTQ2 issues in Canada and manages to upset absolutely everyone.
National Post’s Jen Gersen co-hosts.
Jen’s Twitter: @jengersen
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July 22, 2021
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July 15, 2021
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July 8, 2021
The media is fixated on whether to celebrate Canada Day as the Lower Kootenay First Nation announces the discovery of another 182 unmarked graves in BC. And after recording, Lytton BC began evacuation and we’re trying to understand what a heat dome is.
July 1, 2021
The Toronto Star published a "Saturday Debate" about Egerton Ryerson's legacy that contradicted the TRC - and they knew it. And it appears a police dog's life mattered more than a Métis man's in Alberta.  Canadaland French-language correspondent Emilie Nicolas and Canadaland contributing editor Danielle Paradis take over in Jesse's absence.
June 24, 2021
Ed the Sock doesn't seem okay since Bell announced it would reboot MuchMusic. CBC won't let their audience comment on their articles on Facebook anymore. And a Global radio host loses his job for using a racial slur - Is the era of edgelord talk radio over? Vice Senior Editor Manisha Krishnan co-hosts.
June 17, 2021
Muslim-Canadians call out the media for harming their community. And the controversy around CBC cancelling Kim's Convenience goes international. Freelance journalist and The Backbench's host Fatima Syed co-hosts.
June 10, 2021
The discovery of 215 residential school children in a mass grave spurs this week's discussion on how journalists report stories about Indigenous people. And in the wake of this news, a Bill that could empower Indigenous children is largely eclipsed. 
June 3, 2021
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