The rise and fall of Canada’s alt-weekly magazines.
December 22, 2019
#242 Inside Jordan Peterson’s Antisocial Network
A look inside Jordan Peterson’s new social media platform, which bans photos, memes, and emojis in the name of anti-censorship! Also, The Toronto Star turns to public shaming. Freelancer John Semley co-hosts.
December 11, 2019
#305 Researchers Just Proved The Media Is Too White
Canada's newsrooms are whiter than ever.
December 9, 2019
#229 Sorry, Immigrants!
The Vancouver Sun is very, very sorry about publishing that inflammatory anti-immigration screed. They'll tone it down a little next time. Also, why is election coverage so... boring?
September 12, 2019
StarMetro Vancouver Has A Union, But Not A Contract
Members voted down a tentative agreement last week
May 17, 2019
By Jaren Kerr
#193 Hate Laundry
Two big Toronto papers got some things horribly wrong. The Sun has been censured by the National NewsMedia Council for its fictitious goat-slaughtering story, and The Sun and Star both recklessly outed a sex worker for no justifiable purpose.
December 19, 2018
Sun And Star Out Sex Worker
The Sun also got the story wrong in its front-page headline
December 18, 2018
By Jonathan Goldsbie
#245 The Last Labour Reporter
Sara Mojtehedzadeh may very well be Canada's only full-time labour reporter.
September 24, 2018
#243 What Does ‘Off The Record’ Actually Mean? The Toronto Star And BuzzFeed Explain.
Confusion over "off the record" played a pivotal role in global affairs this past week. So — how does this oft-misunderstood agreement actually work, and why do so many powerful people continue to misuse it?
September 10, 2018
Daniel Dale On Trump, Bloomberg, And What “Off The Record” Really Means
"I think you can make an argument that the president should never be off the record. Everything he says is newsworthy."