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#283 Newspaper Seeks Wealthy Idiot

October 29, 2020

National Post doubles down on their right to publish status quo opinions. And Bell Media confuses self-promotion with local community engagement.

#324 Kenny vs. Kenny

May 4, 2020

A conversation with Kenny Hotz, a man at odds with his industry, his audience, and himself.

Q&A: Global’s Troy Reeb On “Multi-Market Content”

August 27, 2018

The senior vice president in charge of Global News responds to concerns about the network’s centralized production of local newscasts.

Inside The Bunker Where Global Produces Local Newscasts For The Entire Country

August 27, 2018

Global’s late-night local newscasts, from Saskatoon to Halifax, are all produced in a Toronto green-screen studio. A former producer describes life in a “news sweatshop.”

The Case For Local Television

July 4, 2016

When disaster strikes, local television matters. But does anyone actually care about small-town daily news coverage anymore?

What It Was Like At SUN News TV

March 29, 2016

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.

The Unbundling

January 3, 2016

It’s a brutal time for the Canadian television industry and it’s about to get worse.

Scott Thompson

August 9, 2015

Veteran comedian Scott Thompson on why nothing happened after The Kids In The Hall, the biggest problems with the Canadian film & TV industry, and why gay men still have to be defanged to be accepted.

Jay & Jesse Solve Canada

May 25, 2015

Jay Baruchel on the Canadian film & TV racket and how to smash it. Taped before a live audience at the Bloor HotDocs Theatre in Toronto.

SHORT CUTS – Senate Elections/Budget Boredom/RadioOnTheTV

April 22, 2015

Comedian/economist/”candidate” Scott Vrooman on the federal budget and CBC TV’s “get ‘er done” programming strategy.

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