We’re talking the CBC leaving Twitter after being labeled “government-funded media”, while Pierre Poilievre thanks Elon Musk for what he was already going to do. The real losers here are the Canadian public.
April 20, 2023
The Best and Worst Tweets of 2022
What a weird country
December 30, 2022
#843 God Save the Tweets
Why Twitter should be run more like a newsroom and a look at the Twitter Files. And the latest in CTV’s Lisa LaFlamme story and who was left out of the narrative. Jan Wong co-hosts.
December 22, 2022
#831 Never Gonna Give (Twitter) Up
Unpacking the changes at Twitter and how chaos is Elon Musk's product. And what would it take for Canadians to change their mind on the use of the Emergencies Act? Douglas Soltys co-hosts.
November 9, 2022
#775 The Tweets Hereafter
You can probably guess why this one is about Twitter, but why does Short Cuts talk about it so very often? Also, what is the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, and why do we not talk about it more?
April 28, 2022
The Best and Worst Tweets of 2021
We're never gonna find happiness
December 30, 2021
The Mystery of the Woman at the Window
At least 22 civil servants across four departments were mobilized to respond to a media question about an "unauthorized" tweet
September 2, 2021
By Danielle Paradis
#706 Chopped And O’Tooled
Twitter became the centre of the election this week when they put a "manipulated media” tag on one of Chrystia Freeland’s tweets, which contained an edited video of Conservative leader Erin O’Toole. And is science journalism at a crisis point in Canada? An analysis finds Canada’s biggest newspapers gave about half as much coverage to the IPCC’s major recent climate report as US ones did.
August 26, 2021
#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.
February 17, 2021
#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.