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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#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

#306 Nudes From Parliament

As provinces fail spectacularly to control the third wave of the pandemic, is the press adequately holding them to account, or making things worse? And what are the ethics of publishing a a picture of a nude MP accidentally caught on Zoom?
April 22, 2021

#305 Is There A Vaccine For Burnout?

GraceLife Church and Montreal riots against public health directives had us wondering why mainstream narratives are about vaccine hesitancy focus so much on racialized communities.
April 14, 2021

#304 Pitchforks And Needles

An uprising of frontline workers forces change to COVID policies. And with a major merger in the works, a telecom giant makes the case that less competition is good for Canada.
April 7, 2021

#303 That’s A Wrap For Randy’s Tap

CBC puts an end to Randy Bachman’s Vinyl Tap after 16 years of self-indulgent, uninspiring radio. What will take its place? And it turns out one of the reporters who's most friendly to Doug Ford is in a relationship with the Premier’s director of media relations.
March 31, 2021

#302 Picky With The Sticky

Are all of these stories about vaccine efficacy doing more harm than good? And Canadian politicians are following a road paved by Trump, singling out critics for scorn.
March 24, 2021

#301 Jason Kenney Vs. Bigfoot

What's the best way to cover allegations of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces - or just generally, really? And the Alberta government has some harsh words for an animated Bigfoot movie.
March 18, 2021
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