Short Cuts - CANADALAND

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

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  • Jesse Brown

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#283 Newspaper Seeks Wealthy Idiot

National Post doubles down on their right to publish status quo opinions. And Bell Media confuses self-promotion with local community engagement.

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#282 Reconciliation In Flames

Hulk smash colonialism! And public health messaging crosses a line when trick or treating directives are unclear.

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#281 Anti-Maskers: How To Cover the Uncovered

Media’s anti-masker intrigue has Canadaland staff divided.

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#280 The Socialist Coup You Can Trust

A trifecta of powerful (potentially socialist) forces rally behind #NationalNewspaperWeek — or not. And the bias of coherence muddles COVID-19 messaging.

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#279 Did The New York Times Get Catfished?

RCMP charges a podcast star with not being a terrorist. And Edmonton radio host chooses the wrong put-down. Al Jazeera journalist and filmmaker Laila Alarian co-hosts.

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#278 Lobster Politics

Mi’kmaw fishermen earning a ‘moderate livelihood’ seems to be too much for Nova Scotia’s settler lobster harvesters. And CBC leverages its credibility for its new corporate clients. APTN video journalist Trina Roache co-hosts.

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#277 Conservative Cuties

Erin O’Toole wants to protect children from a movie he has never seen. And former CBC journalist Terry Milewski resurfaces from retirement to insult an entire ethnicity - again. Former Executive Director of the World Sikh Organization Jaskaran Sandhu co-hosts.

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#276 – Scandalized Philanthropists and A Criminalized Journalist

Breaking news on WE. An Indigenous journalist is criminalized for doing his job. And mass panic appears to be on the newly minted curriculum. One Dish One Mic’s Karl Dockstader co-hosts.

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