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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#1007 Pierre Keeps it Hot After Trump Gets Shot

Do we need to “dial down” our political rhetoric in Canada, following the attempted assassination of Trump?
July 18, 2024

#1006 Pudd’nhead POTUS

Over the past two weeks, the media has suddenly become experts in diagnosing neurodegenerative disorders following Biden’s stumbles at the debate. Canadian Youtuber J.J. McCullough joins Justin Ling to dissect this presidential testing of our patience. 
July 11, 2024

#1003 Populism Trumps Biden and Trudeau

It’s been a tough week for leadership in North America, with calls for resignation dominating the headlines on both sides of the border. 
July 4, 2024

#1001 Global: Spanked, Not SLAPPed

What’s going on in Han Dong’s defamation case against Global News?
June 27, 2024

#999 (Short Cuts) Did Beijing Tamper With the Globe and Mail?

Can a newspaper commit treason? The NSICOP report singles out China as the biggest foreign influence on Canadian media (and it’s more than just advertorial inserts.)
June 20, 2024
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
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