#273 The Media Baron Dinner Party Where The News Bailout Was Born
Former CBC exec Richard Stursberg tells Jesse all about it.
April 14, 2019
How A Meeting Of “Press Barons” Shaped The Government’s News Bailout
A new book by Richard Stursberg reveals that the plan to offer a labour tax credit for news media has its origins in a Rogers-commissioned report, a...
April 12, 2019
By Robert Hiltz
#256 The Dependent Press
The Canadian federal government plans to issue nearly $600M in tax credits and incentives to bolster the country's media industry over the next five years. What will this mean for the independence of the Canadian press? And will CANADALAND be applying for funds?
December 10, 2018
David Pecker Steps Down From Postmedia
Key player in Donald Trump hush-money scheme has left the board of Canada's largest newspaper company
August 28, 2018
By Jonathan Goldsbie
Postmedia’s Connection To Donald Trump
David Pecker has been accused of wielding the National Enquirer to protect friends including Trump and Harvey Weinstein. He also helps decide...
June 20, 2018
By Robert Hiltz
#221 Indie Journalists On The Government News Bailout
"I don't want to be trusted by the government."
March 5, 2018
#144 I’ll Kill Your Newspapers If You Kill Mine
It's a terrible week for local news, VICELAND is probably over and the Financial Post fans the flames of climate change skepticism.
November 29, 2017
Postmedia, the largest newspaper chain in Canada is in its death throes.
April 17, 2017
Jian Ghomeshi is back and the nation breathes a collective "Ewww...really?"
April 13, 2017
#106 How To Exploit A Massacre
Rebel Media's at it again, this time seizing on the initial narrative about the Quebec massacre's alleged 'second shooter' like a dog humping its favourite plush toy and refusing to let go.