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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.
No, Don Cherry Isn’t Selling Penis Pills
From copying the CBC website, to claiming female anchors are leaving to start a skincare business, CANADALAND explains the tricks scammers use to...
What Two Recent Incidents Tell Us About How Police Handle Social Media Hostility
Cops rushed to the defence of PC MPP Sam Oosterhoff, but couldn't help Toronto councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam
The Best And Worst Tweets Of 2018
So many very angry people
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#175 Conspiracy And Speculation In The Danforth Shooting
The mass shooting in Toronto's Danforth neighbourhood quickly headed into dangerous conspiracy territory. And should members of government be forced to endure Twitter trolls?
Which Canadians Lost Tons Of Followers In Twitter’s Fake-Account Purge
Big accounts tend to accrue fake followers no matter what. But there are also services that sell them.