Short Cuts - CANADALAND
Media criticism. Self-abuse. If someone else were doing this, I wouldn't have to. New episode every Thursday.

Short Cuts

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#305 Is There A Vaccine For Burnout?

GraceLife Church and Montreal riots against public health directives had us wondering why mainstream narratives are about vaccine hesitancy focus so much on racialized communities.
April 14, 2021

#304 Pitchforks And Needles

An uprising of frontline workers forces change to COVID policies. And with a major merger in the works, a telecom giant makes the case that less competition is good for Canada.
April 7, 2021

#303 That’s A Wrap For Randy’s Tap

CBC puts an end to Randy Bachman’s Vinyl Tap after 16 years of self-indulgent, uninspiring radio. What will take its place? And it turns out one of the reporters who's most friendly to Doug Ford is in a relationship with the Premier’s director of media relations.
March 31, 2021

#302 Picky With The Sticky

Are all of these stories about vaccine efficacy doing more harm than good? And Canadian politicians are following a road paved by Trump, singling out critics for scorn.
March 24, 2021

#301 Jason Kenney Vs. Bigfoot

What's the best way to cover allegations of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces - or just generally, really? And the Alberta government has some harsh words for an animated Bigfoot movie.
March 18, 2021

#300 Do You Like Pink Slips And Scram? HuffPost! BuzzFeed! Canned, I Am

HuffPost Canada is dead. The Ryerson School of Journalism faces a crisis. And a very serious, important conversation about Dr. Seuss.
March 11, 2021

#299 Hard News, Loose Slots

Torstar gets into the gambling business. Americans get caught up on the WE scandal. And documents suggest Canada’s two major newspaper chains discussed shutting down each others’ papers before they swapped them.
March 4, 2021

#298 The Times, They Are a-Cronkin’

Canada's vote to call China's treatment of Uyghurs a genocide exposes an online wave of China apologists on the far left. And the New York Times brings back Cortland Cronk in an attempt to prove that Canadians are actually not very nice.
February 24, 2021
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