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
#294 You Can’t Even Spare Jessica Mulroney?
Sponsored messaging from Alberta says climate journalists are helping to stage a covert revolution. And media empires strike back to protect their own.
January 28, 2021
#293 A Fired CBC Reporter Is Vindicated
Reporter Ahmar Khan tried to blow the whistle on systemic racism at CBC... and they fired him. Maclean’s publishes a big, powerful list.
January 20, 2021
The CBC fired a reporter who tried to blow the whistle on systemic racism
The broadcaster acted improperly when they combed through the employee's private messages for evidence of a leak, arbitrator rules
January 14, 2021
By Jonathan Goldsbie
#290 Justice Is Served, Portions Are Small
They're lobster criminals, not lobster vigilantes. Does the CBC’s President live in Brooklyn or just sleep there in a house she owns? And Brayden Bushby's verdict offers a moment to reflect on who deserves humanity.
December 16, 2020
The President of the CBC Lives In Brooklyn
She's been back and forth throughout the pandemic
December 11, 2020
By Jesse Brown
#347 The Brayden Bushby Trial And Pity Porn
The CBC's Jody Porter discusses covering the trial, and what she's learned about telling other people's stories.
November 8, 2020
#284 There Is No Going Back To Normal
We may not know yet who won the U.S. election, but the results aren't reassuring. At least some of the Canadian coverage was soothing. And Prime Minister Trudeau takes a stance on free speech — but only in French.
November 5, 2020
#281 Anti-Maskers: How To Cover the Uncovered
Media’s anti-masker intrigue has Canadaland staff divided.