An uprising of frontline workers forces change to COVID policies. And with a major merger in the works, a telecom giant makes the case that less competition is good for Canada.
April 7, 2021
#266 A Guide To The Podcast Industry
In the past year or so, the podcast industry has seen an explosion --or bubble, depending on who you ask-- with companies like Entertainment One, Corus, and Rogers making big plays in the market. Who are the big players? What are they trying to do? And are their podcasts any good?
February 24, 2019
Mike Bullard Launches Defamation Suit Against Chatelaine
The former talk show host wants the case to be heard by a jury in Oshawa
August 23, 2018
By Graeme Gordon
#172 Be Like The Lamb That Jumps For The Knife
Rogers Media's questionable new approach to publishing (hint: there's just less of it), Scaachi Koul's journey into the heart of Rebel darkness, and Jesse's failed fortune cookie writing gig.
June 20, 2018
The Curious Case Of Maclean’s Government Grants
As the Liberals prepare to expand the Canada Periodical Fund, we look at the vagaries of an opaque system.
January 26, 2018
By Graeme Gordon
#151 You’d Think A Serial Killer Would Be A Bigger Deal
"The amount of silence on this was bizarre."
January 25, 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
#202 It’s The End Of CanCon As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly had the thankless task of crafting a new culture plan that was sure to disappoint. She is now being viciously attacked by the press.
October 9, 2017
#197 I Don’t Speak Sports
Sports journalism is facing many of the same issues as other facets of the industry: declining ad revenues, job insecurities, and too much content vying for too few eyeballs.
September 5, 2017
Rogers Appears To Have Kept Grants For Magazines It No Longer Operates
The company closed, sold off, or cut back on each of the 16 publications that had received federal grant money for the entire year