What might Jesse and Erin O’Toole have in common? And newsrooms continue to struggle with what it means to respond to this summer’s reckoning with racism. Chatelaine Executive Editor Denise Balkissoon co-hosts.
August 27, 2020
#234 The CBC’s Very Dumb Lawsuit
The CBC sues the Conservative Party of Canada for copying them! Plus, Toronto journalists and writers push back on the kind of space public libraries should be.
October 17, 2019
The CBC Has Damaged Rosemary Barton’s Brand, And Its Own
"A total lack of political savvy, another boneheaded move,” says one CBC journalist of the broadcaster's suit against the Conservatives
October 14, 2019
By Jesse Brown
#177 The Dumb Fight Ahead
Maxime Bernier fights diversity, then fights journalism. Justin Trudeau yells at a racist. Andrew Scheer wants you to know some people sometimes say something... or something. And a dumb debate ensues after a protestor assaults a Sun photographer.
August 23, 2018
#48 Liberal Leaks/Newfoundland Goof/Furlong’s Comeback
Rosemary Barton states incorrect facts about Trudeau's refugee plan. Parliament Hill journos attempt to get into the ring with Cabinet Ministers but the Ministers are on another floor. CANADALAND gets NFLD's ATIP reform "spectacularly wrong." The National Post passes judgement on Furlong's accusers without actually speaking to the accusers. CANADALAND publishes their affidavits. Buzzfeed's Paul McLeod discusses.
November 25, 2015
Rosemary Barton is the Hero We Deserve
Rosemary Barton is the host that Evan Solomon never could be. She actually asks good questions, she's not obsessed with her own dumb slogans. Just...