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

Short Cuts

Hosted by Jesse Brown
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#712 We Get What We Deserve

Trudeau is getting upset and it seems to be working for him. And the English leaders' debate was widely derided. Was it deserved?
September 16, 2021

#710 Semen Retention Soldiers

After protestors threw gravel at the Prime Minister during a campaign stop, we ask: has this gotten too much coverage, or not enough? And we scrutinize a budding conspiracy about Michael Spavor, the Canadian entrepreneur detained in China.
September 9, 2021

#708 Angry Idiots, Explained

Many journalists are condemning the unruly protestors following Trudeau on the campaign trail. But is that our role? And co-host Jen Agg talks about how she became the centre of a major story after dealing with her own unruly protestors at her restaurants.
September 2, 2021

#706 Chopped And O’Tooled

Twitter became the centre of the election this week when they put a "manipulated media” tag on one of Chrystia Freeland’s tweets, which contained an edited video of Conservative leader Erin O’Toole. And is science journalism at a crisis point in Canada? An analysis finds Canada’s biggest newspapers gave about half as much coverage to the IPCC’s major recent climate report as US ones did.
August 26, 2021

#704 Abandoning Afghanistan

Recent stories about Canada's role in the War in Afghanistan fall short. And if Justin Trudeau is Veruca Salt, who then is Erin O'Toole? Photojournalist and author Paul Watson co-hosts.
August 19, 2021

#703 Election Fever, Please Intubate

Co-host Pauls Wells may be the only person aside from Trudeau who wants an election right now. We look ahead to the campaign and debates to come. WE is back in the news. And The Rebel has another defamation case dismissed.
August 12, 2021

#701 EN FRANÇAIS SVP!

Une journaliste scientifique a porté plainte à Radio Canada et a reçu beaucoup de haine. Et est-ce que les journalistes répondent finalement aux militants?
August 5, 2021

#699 The Invisible Enemies of Alberta

A draft of the anti-Alberta inquiry was leaked and didn't find what it thought it would. And Facebook is partnering up with The Globe and Mail and Jesse wants in. Writer Sandy Garossino co-hosts.
July 29, 2021
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