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#339 Shree Paradkar

August 30, 2020

The Toronto Star’s new internal ombud tells us what the job is, discusses power and race in the newsroom, and responds to that reply all email.

“Degrading And Aggressive”: Star Newsroom Rises Up Against Rosie DiManno

August 26, 2020

More than five dozen journalists sign letter to management demanding condemnation of columnist’s “hateful, racist reply-all email”

#338 What The Hell Is The Epoch Times?

August 23, 2020

The Epoch Times’ COVID-19 special edition raised controversy when it landed in mailboxes across Canada in April. The paper was accused of spreading misinformation and fomenting anti-Chinese racism.

#331 The RCMP Exists to Control Indigenous People

June 29, 2020

The history of policing back to John A. Macdonald, the killing of Dudley George at Ipperwash in 1995, and its impact on two Indigenous journalists

Adrian Harewood On Three Decades Of Fighting Systemic Racism In Media

June 25, 2020

The CBC anchor refuses to have his humanity debated

#330 A CBC News Anchor On Systemic Racism At Work

June 22, 2020

Adrian Harewood is a news anchor at CBC Ottawa News and the host of weekly current affairs show, Our Ottawa.

#266 The Reckoning

June 17, 2020

Journalists across Canada are speaking out about their experiences with racism in the newsroom. And as Wendy Mesley is suspended from hosting duties, it’s time to reevaluate the language used in news meetings.

Wendy Mesley Suspended From Hosting Duties After Using “Word That Should Never Be Used”

June 9, 2020

“I hurt people and for that I am very sorry. I am also deeply ashamed.”

#296 Two Centuries of Blackface in Canada

June 7, 2020

“In the psyche of the white Canadian is this same desire to see Black people in positions of either service or as comedic foils”

#265 Newsroom Mutiny

June 3, 2020

Protests have erupted around the world in response to police violence against Black people. Police are openly targeting and arresting journalists. Trump is violating the rights of his people. And Canadian media has failed to cover or even grasp this historic moment.

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