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#297 Vax Canadiana
Canadian media have lost the plot around the vaccine rollout. And a Montreal-based website makes the list of COVID-19 conspiracy theory superspreaders.
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#293 A Fired CBC Reporter Is Vindicated
Reporter Ahmar Khan tried to blow the whistle on systemic racism at CBC... and they fired him. Maclean’s publishes a big, powerful list.
The Best And Worst Tweets Of 2020
Forty-nine ways of looking at a hellscape
The Best And Worst Tweets Of 2019
People still bad, animals still good
Is The Agony Of Twitter Worth It For Young Journalists?
It can be a valuable, even necessary, tool. It can also, of course, be an anxiety-inducing hellsite.
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#303 Jon Ronson
A conversation about the similarities between journalism and porn becomes a tense disagreement about online shaming.
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#223 Jessica Yaniv, Transphobic Fever Dream
From Canadian news sites to InfoWars, a BC trans woman has become a fixation of conservative media. And new details emerge from the national media bailout that exclude -- surprise! -- nearly anyone who isn't a newspaper.
Gavin McInnes Banned From Twitter, Again
Proud Boys founder started new account for alter ego "Miles McInnes"
Sun Covers Wrong Butts
Postmedia falls for parody account that was barely even trying
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#263 The Loudmouth Senator
Paula Simons did something that makes a lot of journalists cringe. She went into politics. The former Edmonton Journal columnist is now an independent senator. She speaks about crossing over, using social media to pull back the curtain on Canadian politics... and the Senate's secret snack machine.