The struggle against Coastal Gaslink was bigger news this week because journalists got arrested. And even CBC can't seem to avoid the wrath of covering WE Charity. Canadaland contributing editor Danielle Paradis co-hosts.
November 25, 2021
#728 Can Desmond Cole Be Cancelled?
A veteran Black columnist at The Star calls out Desmond Cole's activism out of nowhere. And CBC officially closes the comment section on Facebook. Writer Ish Aderonmu co-hosts.
November 11, 2021
#722 Vax Test Dummies
Asking how much fuel in drinking water is safe is just not the right question. And mannequins in the ICU beds of a CBC story sparks a fact check from Reuters.
October 21, 2021
Conservative Media Declared CBC Under “Immense Pressure”. Well, Who Isn’t?
Turns out a pandemic is bad for business!
July 31, 2021
By Danielle Paradis
#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
#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.