Short Cuts is a weekly media criticism show where our hosts talk shit about the news.

Short Cuts

Hosted by Jesse Brown and Jonathan Goldsbie

Each week we take you behind the headlines – bringing you expert analysis, heated opinion and thoughtful debate on the stories everybody is talking about and the ones they aren’t but should be.

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June 13, 2024

#995 34 Trump Street

Trump’s 34 felony convictions made history in the U.S., but will his efforts to undermine the Rule of Law have an effect on Canadian attitudes towards the legal system? 
June 6, 2024

#993 Pretendian Publisher, Cartoon Cancellation

Who’s buying a newspaper in 2024? Meet Kevin Klein, a politician, publisher, pretendian, and new owner of the Winnipeg Sun. 
May 30, 2024

#991 Why Winnipeg is not the Most Racist City in Canada

Lessons from Winnipeg, Canada’s most Indigenous city. Emilie Nicolas talks to Niigaan Sinclair about what reconciliation looks like in practice and why Winnipeg is ground zero for Indigenous relations in Canada.
May 23, 2024

#989 Loblaw & Order

There’s a Loblaws Boycott underway, but is it actually working?
May 16, 2024

#987 Drake is a Journalist

Jan Wong reports from the Drake’s Mansion and Jesse offers his analysis of the journalistic underpinnings of the modern rap beef.
May 9, 2024

#985 No Cop Crackdowns on Campus

Campus protests have migrated to Canada and McGill is asking the cops for help.
May 2, 2024

#983 Jennifer Pan’s Labyrinth

As the hit Netflix documentary What Jennifer Did draws criticism for manipulating source materials, we talk to Karen K. Ho about the differences between True Crime and journalism. 
April 25, 2024
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