January 12, 2017
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#102 Successful Pile Of Garbage
Buzzfeed released a dossier of compromising information about Trump. John Furlong is reinstated as a UBC speaker. Disclosures aren't Jon Kay's strong suit.
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Katie Jensen
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Buzzfeed released a dossier of compromising information about Trump, so he called Buzzfeed a “failing pile of garbage,” and CNN “fake news.” John Furlong has been reinstated as a UBC keynote speaker. Jon Kay’s mother is an MRA supporter, so naturally he failed to disclose this in a sympathetic piece about MRAs in The Walrus.

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Ken Bensinger, Miriam Elder, and Mark Schoofs’ Buzzfeed piece, “These Reports Allege Trump Has Deep Ties To Russia” (Jan 10th 2017)

Tom McCarthy and Matthew Weaver’s Guardian live-blogging of Trump’s press conference in response to the released dossier.

UBC’s announcement about John Furlong, “UBC reinstates John Furlong as keynote speaker” (Jan 9th 2017)

Jon Kay’s Walrus piece, “Don’t Call it Men’s Rights” (Jan 6th 2017)

Manisha Krishnan’s VICE series, “The Real Story Behind the Rise of Creep Catchers, Canada’s Vigilante Pedophile Hunters” (Jan 5th 2017)

Craig Offman and Nathan Vanderklippe’s Globe and Mail piece, “Cash-for-access organizers sought payments that exceeded federal contribution limits” (Dec 22nd 2016)

Barry Cooper’s Calgary Herald piece, “Cooper: British Columbia shows us what happens when we go to pot” (Jan 4th 2017)

Camilla Turner’s Telegraph piece, “Students demand Plato, Descartes and other white philosophers be dropped from curriculum” (Jan 9th 2017)

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