CANADALAND has learned that last year the CBC acquired NSA documents describing a major CSEC surveillance program, but the public broadcaster has been...
October 23, 2014
By Jesse Brown
#50 The Last Music Critic
Carl Wilson changed the way music is discussed. His "poptimist" manifesto, Let's Talk About Love, made it okay to talk seriously about bubbly pop, and went pop itself- that rare work of criticism that becomes a bestseller. He rose to a top job in his field, senior critic at SPIN. But he almost instantly lost that job. He explains why, and talks about the rapid decline of music criticism itself.
September 28, 2014
You Know What Russell Smith Should try Writing About? Hipsters.
Nobody calls themself a hipster, but thankfully Russell Smith is around to sort it all out.
September 19, 2014
By Ishmael Daro
#41 (A Fate Worse Than) Death Of The Newspaper
Veteran journalist John Barber has written a fire-breathing, bridge-burning polemic on the state of Canada's newspapers, including The Globe and Mail, where he spent most of his career. He explains why he had to say it.
July 20, 2014
Michael Enright (repeat)
The veteran CBC broadcaster as you've never heard him before. A candid, combative, and lubricated conversation about the state of journalism, the CBC, Canada in general, and Jesse's life choices in particular.
July 6, 2014
SOURCE: Globe Editorial Board endorsed Wynne Liberals, was overruled
The Globe and Mail Editorial Board unanimously agreed to endorse a minority Liberal government for the Ontario provincial election but was overruled...