The Toronto Star put the final nail in the coffin of Star Touch, its $20-30-million app for a device that most people don't have or use. And, after praising themselves for its bold innovation, quietly laid off 30 journalists.
June 29, 2017
#88 Print Divas And Wankers On The Web
Toronto Star's Paul Wells joins Jesse to talk about magazines going digital and journalists leaving Twitter.
October 6, 2016
#59 LOOKING FOR NON-WHITE NON-MEN
About that thing with Scaachi...
February 24, 2016
#57 #Ghomeshi: The Eggs Awaken
The Twitter eggs are emboldened by coverage of the Ghomeshi trial. Jen Gerson co-hosts.
February 16, 2016
#55 Gregory Alan Elliott and the Future of Being Awful Online
Buzzfeed's Scaachi Koul joins Jesse to talk about the Gregory Alan Elliott harassment trial, James Forcillo's verdict in the killing of Sammy Yatim and the public insults between Postmedia's Paul Godfrey and Torstar's John Honderich.
January 28, 2016
Kady O'Malley might be the 1st Canadian journalist who gets paid, primarily, to report the news via Twitter. Ottawa Citizen calls her Canada’s first mobile-focused political journalist. Jesse and Kady discuss social media journalism and the relationship between journalists and politicians.
October 26, 2015
#100 Margaret Atwood
Prize-winning author, Twitter enthusiast, and censored columnist Margaret Atwood schools Jesse on technology, dictators, and CanLit.