The New York Times’ wildly popular podcast Caliphate came into question after its central character, a Canadian man who claimed he’d joined ISIS and committed executions, was charged with perpetrating a terrorist hoax.
January 31, 2021
#279 Did The New York Times Get Catfished?
RCMP charges a podcast star with not being a terrorist. And Edmonton radio host chooses the wrong put-down. Al Jazeera journalist and filmmaker Laila Alarian co-hosts.
October 1, 2020
#316 One News Brand To Rule Them All
Does the New York Times' success come at the expense of local news?
March 8, 2020
#304 From Nanook To The New York Times: Misrepresentations of the North
How the media can fail when covering Indigenous people.
November 24, 2019
#236 The New York Times’ Trauma Porn Beat
The New York Times’ Canada bureau chief goes up to visit an Inuit community three times so she must know what she’s talking about… right? Also, podcasting is getting way too popular.
October 31, 2019
#287 Let’s Get Serious About UFO Journalism
Hear about how journalists have failed when covering mysterious things in the sky.
July 21, 2019
#282 Lifestyles of the Rich and Fatal
Greed, money, and revenge culminate with a gruesome murder on the driveway of a Vancouver mansion.