Adrienne Batra and Alex Pierson were SUN News TV hosts until the network suddenly went dark last month. Now, they join Jesse to come clean about what it was like to work at the most hated TV station in Canada.
“Yesterday, a memo went out from head office in Toronto asking that all sites refrain from publishing commentary of any kind on the Postmedia Sun deal. The problem is, I didn’t get the memo – and I drew up this cartoon! Obviously, The Gazette can’t print it under these circumstances. Nevertheless, I am throwing it out there for Facebook friends amusement!”
Multiple sources confirm to CANADALAND that Sun News Network (SNN), the Quebecor-owned cable news channel that launched in 2011 is on the verge of closing.
As few as 5000 people watch Ezra Levant’s SUN News TV show, yet Levant himself is a major presence in the Canadian media. Why is that? Jesse asks Ezra to explain his own prominence.
CORRECTION: SUN Media and SUN News are separate companies, both owned by Quebecor. An earlier version of this story confused the two. (April 24/14) SUN Media has since contacted me to dispute Septembre’s account of her interview questions- they claim Monique Beech never asked the questions described below. SUN also points out that Monique Beech … Continued
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