A tasting menu of scandals from Ontario’s municipal and provincial governments, with a newsroom scandal thrown in for kicks.
February 16, 2023
#753 Wrong 2: Wrong Harder
Angry, bias-confirming echo chambers seem evident this week when it comes to the Freedom Convoy. And "a Toronto star at the Toronto Star" dies this week and Jesse dares to speak ill - or at least some truth - about the dead. Maclean's senior writer Paul Wells co-hosts.
February 10, 2022
Toronto Star Columnist’s Homeless Cosplay Experiment is Journalistic Malpractice
Rosie DiManno goes undercover to become a poverty tourist
June 1, 2021
By Rebecca Tucker
“It was like it never happened”
That time the Ontario government paid a group of women to cut themselves off, smoke punishing amounts of cannabis, and weave belts
May 3, 2021
#285 Facebook Fangoria
Beware of the FANG! And how to cover Chinese infiltration — or anti-Chinese infiltration?
November 12, 2020
#339 Shree Paradkar
The Toronto Star’s new internal ombud tells us what the job is, discusses power and race in the newsroom, and responds to that reply all email.
August 30, 2020
#274 Reply-All Rosie
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
“Degrading And Aggressive”: Star Newsroom Rises Up Against Rosie DiManno
More than five dozen journalists sign letter to management demanding condemnation of columnist's "hateful, racist reply-all email"
August 26, 2020
By Jonathan Goldsbie
#272 – Anonymously Awesome!
The Prime Minister’s Office leaks secret intel on how amazing it is. And Quebec’s French print papers somehow continue to thrive. The Logic’s Martin Patriquin co-hosts and explains Quebecor’s secret ingredient.
August 13, 2020
#264 Smelly Rogue
Torstar was just sold for $52 million, droves of people were chastised for going to the park, and Jesse opens himself up to some rare scrutiny.