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
#171 Don’t Fling Mud At The Scud Stud
In 2008, political pundit Don Martin penned a negative screed against former NBC wartime correspondent and - at the time - Alberta provincial electoral candidate Arthur Kent, aka the Scud Stud. Convinced that Martin had violated basic journalistic ethics, Kent took him and the CanWest newspaper chain (later Postmedia) to court for defamation of character.
February 13, 2017
#163 Edmonton Is Weird
Suburbs frozen in the 1950s. Progressives in the middle of oil country. Jesse explores the eccentricities of Edmonton, past and present.
December 12, 2016
#83 Oh God, Fine, Let’s Talk About Israel
COMMONS hosts Vicky and Supriya join Jesse to talk about an MP publicly shaming a comedian, Canadian Press's flawed story on extremist literature in Mosques, and yes... Israel.
September 1, 2016
Here’s the Anti-BDS Editorial the Vancouver Sun Published and Then Removed
Last week, Postmedia’s Vancouver Sun published an editorial called, “May must renounce anti-Israel resolutions.” It was then...
August 29, 2016
By Jane Lytvynenko
#80 Gerbils Are Eating Their Young
The world is doomed, a comedian is fined for a joke and the Ottawa Citizen tells us white privilege is not a thing.
July 28, 2016
#71 Duly Noted
The RCMP’s surveillance of journalists, Postmedia’s plea for government money and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau’s unscripted interview moment. Plus, a new segment. Omar Mouallem co-hosts.
May 22, 2016
#62 Lend Me Ten Bucks to Buy a National Newspaper Chain?
Jen Gerson on the sale of Postmedia, Toronto Star's publisher stepping down and the big pile of money the CBC's about to get.
March 17, 2016
#55 Gregory Alan Elliott and the Future of Being Awful Online
Buzzfeed's Scaachi Koul joins Jesse to talk about the Gregory Alan Elliott harassment trial, James Forcillo's verdict in the killing of Sammy Yatim and the public insults between Postmedia's Paul Godfrey and Torstar's John Honderich.