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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#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

#697 Church Burnings & Cultural War Bullshit

The resignation of BC Civil Liberties Union's executive director sparks controversy on both mainstream and social media. And National Post might be successfully carving out its place in the Canadian podcast space.
July 22, 2021

#695 Election Meme Pregame

The election hasn't even been called yet but our major parties' social media strategies already deserve some attention. And as more Canadians get vaccinated, how will COVID beats evolve? Freelance journalist Nora Loreto co-hosts.
July 15, 2021

Hudson’s Bay Identity Theft

Twitter conversations seem more interesting than the media's coverage on Canada's first Indigenous Governor-General. The Bay tries to empower BIPOC while stealing one's likeness without consent. And Canada's new "guiding principles" for diverse content online feel off to Jesse.
July 8, 2021

#316 Happy Independence (From Moral Responsibility) Day!

The media is fixated on whether to celebrate Canada Day as the Lower Kootenay First Nation announces the discovery of another 182 unmarked graves in BC. And after recording, Lytton BC began evacuation and we’re trying to understand what a heat dome is.
July 1, 2021

#315 But What Does The Statue Think Of His Beheading?

The Toronto Star published a "Saturday Debate" about Egerton Ryerson's legacy that contradicted the TRC - and they knew it. And it appears a police dog's life mattered more than a Métis man's in Alberta.  Canadaland French-language correspondent Emilie Nicolas and Canadaland contributing editor Danielle Paradis take over in Jesse's absence.
June 24, 2021

#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
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