An unofficial narrative of Canada's telecom overlords.
December 28, 2022
#797 Wet Hot Antitrust Summer
Three telecoms in a trench coat and other Canadian oligopolies. And we need a new playbook when it comes to engaging with Pierre Poilievre. Vass Bednar co-hosts
July 14, 2022
Over Troubled Rogers
The author of a key profile of Edward Rogers explains what might really be going on
November 1, 2021
#725 The Rogers Family Compact
Who are the Rogers family? How did they get so powerful? Why have they turned against one another? And what does it matter? We've spent a week immersed in Rogers history to bring you this unofficial narrative of Canada's telecom overlords.
November 1, 2021
Anti-trans narratives found its way into three different media organizations this past week. And everybody appears to hate Rogers - even the Rogers.
October 28, 2021
#304 Pitchforks And Needles
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.