#207 Village Of The Sprawling Phoenix: New Models for Local News
Is local media doomed? We speak to three entrepreneurs who are making a go of it with three very different models.
November 13, 2017
#172 Satan Vampire Zombie Bloodbath: The State Of Canadian Newspapers
Late last month the Public Policy Forum released its long-anticipated report on the state of Canadian newspapers. Somewhat unexpectedly, this was a bold and far-reaching document, exploring the changing face of media in this country. The principal author of the paper, former Globe & Mail Editor-In-Chief Ed Greenspon, joins Jesse to dig deep into its findings. Read the entire report (no, seriously, read it) here.
February 20, 2017
Canadian News Coverage Of HIV Assaults Proven To Be Racist
There is a strong bias against black and immigrant men in Canadian newspaper coverage of HIV nondisclosure trials, according to a new study....
November 28, 2016
By Rob Easton
NDP Refuses Press Access to “Scab” Reporters
There was a conspicuous absence from the Nova Scotia NDP’s leadership conference this weekend.
March 1, 2016
By Robert Hiltz
#99 Christie Blatchford
A difficult interview with the controversial columnist.
September 13, 2015
Loss of Xtra Newspaper Boxes From Streets Understandable but Shitty
When I was 17, each day I walked past a bright pink Xtra news box on the street corner across from my school. Everywhere I went I seemed to see the...
August 17, 2015
By Erica Lenti
#37 The Globe And Mail’s Plan To Force Reporters To Write Ads
Mathew Ingram, formerly of the Globe, explains why that plan won't work.
June 15, 2015
#81 Leah McLaren
Leah McLaren was telling the world about her private life before we all started doing it. She talks to Jesse about haters, journalism and acts of provocation.
May 11, 2015
#32 Jan Wong Isn’t Over It
The betrayed reporter is still fighting the Globe and Mail.
May 11, 2015
#71 The Last Newspaper Barons (Live From New Brunswick)
The Irving Family of New Brunswick own more land than anyone in the world except for royalty and the Pope. How do they use their media monopoly to further their interests? What happens to those who try to compete with them?