The conflict of interest and ethics commissioner weighs in on the meaning of friendship; is Prime Minister Trudeau home free from WE? And the government steps into a legal battle over the Line 5 pipeline.
May 18, 2021
#252 Is Business News Amoral, Immoral, Or Just Evil?
Guest host Karen K. Ho explores how ethical concerns are becoming a core component of many big business stories, and what some reporters are doing to expand business journalism’s audience and sources.
November 12, 2018
Daniel Dale On Trump, Bloomberg, And What “Off The Record” Really Means
"I think you can make an argument that the president should never be off the record. Everything he says is newsworthy."
September 4, 2018
By Jesse Brown
CBC Often Reports Competitors’ Scoops Without Credit
“In our bureau, we tend to shake our heads and chuckle at how often CBC uses the ‘CBC has learned’ on other news organizations’ scoops," says...
May 23, 2018
By Graeme Gordon
“Fine, Don’t Take It, That’s Your Choice. Don’t Work.”
Journalism schools shouldn't tell students to throw their values out the window — especially when it comes to working for state-funded propaganda...
February 21, 2018
By Olivia Blackmore
The Heart Says No
In the new season of The Heart podcast, Kaitlin Prest gets men to open up about that time when they didn't get consent, but did it anyway. We ask how she pulled it off.
June 22, 2017
#171 Don’t Fling Mud At The Scud Stud
In 2008, political pundit Don Martin penned a negative screed against former NBC wartime correspondent and - at the time - Alberta provincial electoral candidate Arthur Kent, aka the Scud Stud. Convinced that Martin had violated basic journalistic ethics, Kent took him and the CanWest newspaper chain (later Postmedia) to court for defamation of character.
February 13, 2017
#59 LOOKING FOR NON-WHITE NON-MEN
About that thing with Scaachi...
February 24, 2016
#9 Two Annoying Jerks
Simon Houpt and Jesse talk about their own journalism