How did Canadian media cover the mosque shooting in Quebec? With some glaring errors. Here are some handy tips the next time all hell breaks loose.
Also, how can the Liberal government critique the U.S. government’s draconian and likely unconstitutional new immigration policies without, you know, calling them out on it?
And why are the alt-right up in arms about a proposed bill to examine systemic racism and Islamophobia?
Buzzfeed News Curator Elamin Abdelmahmoud guests with Ashley Csanady while Jesse gets some much-needed rays.
February 2, 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
Land of Filth n’ Honey
Jess Salomon makes her comedy Great Again. Bruce McDonald goes to Washington. PJ Vogt inhabits a Weakerthans song. BJ Snowden loves Canada more than Canadians do.
January 25, 2017
#167 Post-Truth Fact Check
When reporters are more relevant as unwilling political props than as chroniclers of facts, what happens to the job of journalism?
January 16, 2017
#102 Successful Pile Of Garbage
Buzzfeed released a dossier of compromising information about Trump. John Furlong is reinstated as a UBC speaker. Disclosures aren't Jon Kay's strong suit.
January 12, 2017
How To Be Funny In An Age Of Rat Sandwiches
"I don't want to joke about my own anxiety. The world is just under a dark cloud right now." Comedians Chris Locke and Kathleen Phillips reflect on the role of comedy in troubling times, and the birth of their first child.
December 21, 2016
#94 Stop Trying To Make Canadian Trump Happen
Writer & journalist Omar Mouallem joins Jesse to talk about Trump copycat Kellie Leitch, racism in Canada, and the RCMP spoonfeeding journalists.
November 17, 2016
#80 Gerbils Are Eating Their Young
The world is doomed, a comedian is fined for a joke and the Ottawa Citizen tells us white privilege is not a thing.
July 28, 2016
#60 Trump Refugees Stay Home
On Americans threatening to move to Canada, Viceland and why skinny basic is awful.