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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#314 End Times For Shock Jocks

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

#313 White Terror And The Media

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

#312 Holding Space For Grief

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

#311 Standoff At Fairy Creek

Covering BC's anti-logging protests raise issues about journalists' decorum, access, and how stories about land protectors are framed. And Native Twitter gets a CNN pundit fired for spewing racist views about Indigenous people. 
May 27, 2021

#310 The Truth About Media Coverage Of Israel (Pt. 2)

CIJA has called-out Canadaland for not adequately denouncing last week's guest. Meanwhile, controversy over coverage of pro-Palestinian demonstrations in Canada. And filmmaker Michelle Latimer launches her inevitable comeback campaign, damn the consequences.
May 20, 2021

#309 The Truth About Media Coverage of Israel

Reporting on the occupation of Palestine is "all stick, no carrot." And Canada's National Newspaper Awards is more like the Golden Globes than we thought.
May 13, 2021

#308 Rogers and Trump

Torstar publishes pro-gambling content now. And the Rogers family vacation at Mar-a-Lago.
May 6, 2021

#307 The Quebec Variant

Media reacts to a perplexing Court decision on Bill 21, Quebec’s law banning some public servants from wearing religious symbols. And Rebel News is facing new scrutiny.
April 29, 2021
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