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#120 The “Trust” Committee
This week, The Guardian continued its exemplary coverage of Canadian university student unions.
May 25, 2017

This week, The Guardian continued its exemplary coverage of Canadian university student unions.

Hamilton police arrest two journalists attempting to cover a traffic fatality.

And the Toronto Star wants you to trust it.

This week’s Short Cuts comes to you from scenic Hamilton and the studios of CFMU. The Public Record‘s Joey Coleman joins Jesse and suggests new ways to report on traffic deaths, and how local newspapers need to up their game when it comes to investigative reporting.

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