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#16 The Hamilton Debacle
After a decade of planning and $110 million spent, the Ford Government abruptly cancelled Hamilton’s LRT, leaving empty buildings and questions about the city’s future in its wake. Was it just a line item? Ballooning costs? Or political sabotage in an NDP town?
Short Cuts
Terrible Documentary Silenced by Basic Decency
On CBC blunders and small town censorship. Joey Coleman co-hosts.
Short Cuts
#120 The “Trust” Committee
This week, The Guardian continued its exemplary coverage of Canadian university student unions.
Hamilton journalists arrested — while covering a car crash
Both were tackled by police, say eyewitnesses
CANADALAND
#108 The Reporter Who Fought City Hall
Joey Coleman was often the only reporter at Hamilton Ontario City Hall: a one-man digital newsroom, funded by his audience. His constant presence irritated a city councillor, who lost his temper and got physical. Joey didn't fight back, but he was the one punished: through a series of retaliations he was pushed out of the building and his news coverage became impossible. He joins Jesse to tell his story.
CANADALAND
#65 Live From Hamilton It’s The Collapse Of Local News
A CANADALAND live taping from The Hamilton Public Library on the state of news coverage in medium to small markets. Panelists include crowdfunded local journalist Joey Coleman, media researcher Sonya MacDonald and CHCH's Donna Skelly.