Has the messaging about whether to wear a face mask been contradictory? How do you report on sports in a world without them? And a roundup of the bad COVID-19 coverage from the last week.
April 1, 2020
#214 Lord Ballwasher of Crossharbour
Lord Conrad Black, First of His Name, The Unedited, King of Columns, Breaker of Laws, Flatterer of American Presidents, and Father of the National Post. Did Canada’s favourite criminal Lord just schmooze his way into a pardon from Donald Trump or is the American justice system to blame? Also, speaking of ancient things, Canada’s dusty old privacy laws are back in the spotlight thanks to the government’s new digital charter.
May 22, 2019
CORRUPTION #1 – The Most Crime-Ridden Neighbourhood In Canada
This season, Commons will be focusing on stories at the intersection of money, influence and politics in Canada. In this episode, we take you to what may be Canada’s most criminal neighbourhood — Toronto’s financial district.
October 2, 2018
#150 Creeping Sharia, Bitches!
On the hijab cutting hate crime that never was and the job of journalists in reporting stories of sexual assault.
January 17, 2018
In Defence Of Ad Hominem
An open letter to Michael Enright and those who tell us how not to respond to racism.
September 28, 2017
By Robert Jago
#200 Blame Michael Enright
Michael Enright got Jesse his first job in radio. He was also CANADALAND’s first ever guest, drinking bourbon and talking shit about the Canadian media. For our 200th show, he’s back to talk about how the media has changed since that day.
September 24, 2017
SHORT CUTS – We Support You, Hostile Idiot!
Jagmeet Singh gracefully responded to a racist idiot, which proves he can lead a major political party we guess. Also, racism is totally not a problem anymore, according to the most widely-read columnists in the country.
September 14, 2017
SHORT CUTS – Enough About Antifa, Let’s Fight Fascists
Post columnists pen truly offensive shit; another media outlet lays off workers; Donald Trump has us all scrambling.
Another day, another 81¢ (rounded for inflation).
The team of our Commons podcast weighs in.
September 7, 2017
For Future Use: An Obituary For Conrad Black
If he thinks Indigenous people are being cruel to Sir John A. Macdonald, Black should have a chance to see how he'll be remembered.
September 6, 2017
By Robert Jago
Postmedia, the largest newspaper chain in Canada is in its death throes.