Leaked audio from a NATO summit reveals Trudeau’s totally reasonable reaction to Trump. Did an Edmonton school board try to shut down a radio interview advocating for a student? The Globe and Mail’s China coverage is... inconsistent.
December 5, 2019
#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
#138 Andrew Scheer Does Not Want His Name In Headlines With The Rebel
The Conservative Leader doesn't like being asked about his ties to The Rebel. Plus, coverage of Gord Downie's death and freed hostage Joshua Boyle.
October 18, 2017
#130 Rebel Meltdown
Ezra Levant attempts to distance his far right website The Rebel from the alt-right, claiming he's just learned that the movement is for racists. And a long strike at Nova Scotia's largest newspaper ends, as some seriously shitty journalistic practices by replacement workers come to light.
August 16, 2017
COMMONS: The Rise of the Right
The COMMONS team digs into the rise of far right groups like the Proud Boys, Soldiers of Odin and the Three Percenters.
July 12, 2017
#104 Stunts And Manhunts
What can Harper-era journalism teach us about covering Trump? CBC Marketplace sold a white power t-shirt. The Rebel really loves manhunts. O'Leary says all his old television appearances were reality TV.
January 26, 2017
#90 The United Nations Vs. Ezra Levant
The Rebel is denied press accreditation for the UN climate conference. Rogers' CEO is out. The National Post's Tristin Hopper co-hosts.
October 20, 2016
#61 Rap Amnesty for Wab Kinew
As Wab Kinew campaigns in Manitoba, the media has seized on his misogynistic rap lyrics from the past. A reporter for The Rebel claims she was doused in pee and the story only gets stupider the closer you look. And have we reached peak Justin Trudeau?
March 9, 2016
Music critic Chandler Levack joins Jesse to talk about The Rebel, Canadian coverage of the Grammys and a decline in news consumption.
February 17, 2016
#33 Man In Blue Suit/Ezra Wants Attention
lnfoNews Kelowna's managing editor Marshall Jones on Stephen Harper's pointless photo op and Ezra Levant's feud with Catherine Porter.