I Got The Toronto Sun’s Editor-in-chief To Finally Answer Questions About Her Paper’s Viral Screw-ups
After months of reporting on Adrienne Batra for the Ryerson Review of Journalism, I learned a lot about what she thinks of criticism and...
June 6, 2019
By Sarah Krichel
#11 This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: The Year In Review
The honeymoon for Trudeau's honeymoon is over. We take a look at the batshit year that was, and leave things in a light and summery mood by discussing child detention.
June 25, 2018
Correcting The Record On Refugee Crossings
Actual expert calls BS on J.J. McCullough’s claims on last week’s Short Cuts
March 2, 2017
By Aris Daghighian
#108 I’m Done With You On This Topic
Refugees continue to stream across the Canada-U.S. border, presumably for photo-ops with smiling Canadian Mounties. Also, Milo Yiannopoulos finally finds the nail on which conservative Americans can hang him.
February 23, 2017
Strong Hearts To The Front
Welcome back to CANADALAND Commons! New hosts Hadiya Roderique, Ryan McMahon, and Ashley Csanady spend their first episode looking into the mostly manufactured controversy behind M103 – a motion to denounce Islamophobia and racism and a push for the Canadian government to set up a committee to look into the rise of discrimination in the country.
Also, refugees from countries on U.S. President Donald Trump’s list of banned countries are taking the extraordinary step of trying to cross the border into Manitoba. On foot. In February. What happens to them when they get here and are they just going to shipped back to the States?
Finally, the Sixties Scoop was likely something you didn’t learn about in your high school history class. But the courts last week awarded the now-grown Indigenous children taken from their families a victory.
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February 21, 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.
February 9, 2017
#104 Stunts And Manhunts
What can Harper-era journalism teach us about covering Trump? CBC Marketplace sold a white power t-shirt. The Rebel really loves manhunts. O'Leary says all his old television appearances were reality TV.
January 26, 2017
#67 Quantum Leap Manifesto
Ex-Chronicle Herald columnist Lezlie Lowe talks about quitting the paper over its refugee schoolyard story, Trudeau's quantum computing spiel and how pundits have handled the Leap Manifesto.
April 20, 2016
#66 How the CBC Bungled the Panama Papers
The CBC messed up the Panama Papers, the Liberals misled us about the Saudi arms deal, the Chronicle Herald stokes fears about refugees and the media looks at the Attawapiskat suicide crisis.
April 17, 2016
Live From U of Ottawa: Refugees Welcome, But Bad News About the Job Market…
When Canadian University grads work at Starbucks and immigrant doctors drive taxis, how will refugees get on their feet?