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The National Post’s Bruce McArthur Victim-Blaming
What is revealed by a deeply unfortunate headline error conflating killer and victim
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#251 How True Crime Took Over Podcasting
For a long time, CANADALAND was (proudly) the number one podcast in the country — but that's no longer true.
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#223 The Misery Beat
Guest host Omar Mouallem speaks with the Globe and Mail’s Jana Pruden about her unique work as a crime reporter. In an age of sensationalized true crime podcasts and Netflix docudramas—and with no end in sight—can long form crime reporting reach beyond morbid fascination? For those journalists who cover crime, what are their responsibilities as reporters interviewing the accused? How do they know if they’re being used by calculated manipulators, and if they are, should they still report it? You can read Jana’s story, Fear On The Family Farm here.
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