La notion du Québec bashing a provoqué un déferlement de réactions dans les médias en français et en anglais suite à la nomination d'Amira Elghawaby comme représentante spéciale dans la lutte contre l'islamophobie. Puis quel est le lien entre les anglophones du Québec et les francophones dans le reste du pays face à la réforme de la Loi sur les langues officielles ? Émilie Nicolas anime cet épisode de Détours avec Frédéric Bérard.
February 18, 2023
#855 Don’t Call Quebec Racist, They’re Sensitive About It
Quebec’s overblown backlash to the appointment of Amira Elghawaby as special representative on combatting Islamophobia in response to her analysis of a poll from back in 2019. And is the government telling us to only drink two alcoholic beverages a week? Sarah Hagi co-hosts.
February 2, 2023
#823 A Star Is Torn
A controversial comment about Burqas in a Toronto Star column crossed the editorial line. And business drama at this Toronto paper. Jonathan Goldsbie hosts with co-host Sarah Hagi.
October 13, 2022
#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
How Postmedia Has Pushed Islamophobic Attitudes Across Ontario
"Canadians fear the arrival of Islamic radicals bringing anti-West values," read one column in The London Free Press
June 9, 2021
By Danielle Paradis
Global News Radio Investigating Mike Stafford For Offensive Tweets
Stafford tweeted Monday that he expected to be fired
July 24, 2019
By Sean Craig
Quebec Media Contribute To A Climate Of Hate And Intolerance
Corporate giant Quebecor should be held to account for the content that its outlets regularly peddle
March 6, 2019
By Amira Elghawaby
#264 Quebec’s Fake News Problem
In English media, there are whole organizations and departments devoted to debunking fake news. But in Quebec, a lot of the work falls to one guy: Jeff Yates. He talks to guest host Brigitte Noël about the unique challenges of combatting fake news in French and why he thinks it's time to destigmatize sharing bogus stories.
February 10, 2019
The Toronto Sun’s Islamophobia Problem Is Even Worse Than You Might Think
No longer does one have to trawl the darker corners of Reddit for anti-Muslim conspiracy theories
August 3, 2018
By Steven Zhou
How The Toronto Sun Serves To Advance A Bigoted Narrative
With its reporting staff gutted in recent years, the paper now relies on a handful of columnists to cover much of the news.