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Media criticism, news analysis and investigations with host Jesse Brown. The

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The New York Times says Canada needs to stand up against child exploitation on PornHub — but their columnist's suggestions could create new problems. And aliens are reportedly among us. This is no joke! NSFW reporter for The Daily Dot Ana Valens co-hosts. References: Read the aliens story in the …
The Westons might be Canada’s Jeff Bezos, argues Vass Bednar, and not just because they’re very rich. They own Loblaw, which is much more than a grocer. It’s an insurance company, a bank, a medical cannabis company and a media company. When you put it all together, that amounts to …
A petulant sandwich slinger gets attention as restaurants struggle across the country. A Global News Radio host quits over threatening messages about herself and her baby, while the company says dealing with trolls is part of the job. Vice President of the Canadian Association of Journalists Fatima Syed co-hosts. Further …
Last summer, allegations of sexual misconduct were levelled against prominent Iranian-Canadian artist Aydin Aghdashloo during Iran's #MeToo moment. More than a hundred powerful and influential Iranian men were called out for allegedly committing sexual harassment and rape. Journalist Farnaz Fassihi broke the Aghdashloo story for the New York Times, and …
A couple of Manitobans make a show of the media lying. Keean Bexte uncovers a socialist incubator. And copaganda tries out podcasting. Winnipeg-based freelance multimedia journalist Shannon VanRaes cohosts. This episode is brought to you by Dispatch, Audible, Beer Canada, and HelloFresh. References: Shannon duly noted this Narwhal article about …
99 Ep. 99 - Christie Blatchford Nov. 23, 2020
Jesse speaks with the late Christie Blatchford, the notorious National Post columnist and court reporter who once called his work "another low-water mark in journalism." This episode was brought to you by Audible and Friday Sock Co. This episode originally aired on September 13, 2015. Support CANADALAND: http://canadalandshow.com/join See omnystudio.com/listener …
Addressing the drinking water crisis in First Nations communities is not rebuilding post-war Europe. And mandating Indigenous content on Canadian broadcasters could get baked into the Broadcasting Act. Return to Thunder Bay host Ryan McMahon and co-writer/reporter Jon Thompson take over in Jesse’s absence. References: Chris Hannay’s Globe and Mail …
It's crowdfunding month! Support us: canadaland.com/join. Since we last spoke to Karl Dockstader and Sean Vanderklis about the occupation of a development site in Caledonia, Ontario known as 1492 Land Back Lane, tensions between land defenders and local authorities have flared. At the end of October, an Ontario Superior Court …
It's crowdfunding month! Support us here: canadaland.com/join. Beware of the FANG! And how to cover Chinese infiltration — or anti-Chinese infiltration? Recovering journalist and media consultant Anita Li co-hosts. This episode is brought to you by Audible and Manscaped. References: The Star article Anita is quoted in is here. The …
It's crowdfunding month! Support us: canadaland.com/join. The Brayden Bushby trial has once again raised some uncomfortable questions about how stories involving Indigenous people get reported by settler journalists. Jesse sits down with CBC's Jody Porter, whose recent essay for Maisonneuve touches upon her experiences reporting on "Indigenous issues" and how …
It's crowdfunding month! Support us: canadaland.com/join. We may not know yet who won the U.S. election, but the results aren't reassuring. At least some of the Canadian coverage was soothing. And Prime Minister Trudeau takes a stance on free speech — but only in French. Le Devoir columnist Emilie Nicolas …
346 Ep. 346 - We're Getting Sued Nov. 2, 2020
It's crowdfunding month! Support us here: canadaland.com/join Rebel News personality Keean Bexte is suing Canadaland for defamation. In this special “Publisher’s Note” edition of the podcast, Jesse breaks down who’s suing us, how we got here and what we’re going to do about it. This episode was brought to you …
It's crowdfunding month! Support us here: canadaland.com/join. National Post doubles down on their right to publish status quo opinions. And Bell Media confuses self-promotion with local community engagement. 12:36 'news burrito filler' Marc Weisblott co-hosts. This episode is brought to you by Dispatch Coffee and HelloFresh. Support CANADALAND: http://canadalandshow.com/join See …
MSNBC host and journalist Ali Velshi has been traveling to U.S. swing states talking to voters in the lead-up to the presidential election. He tells Jesse about getting shot by a rubber bullet covering the protests in Minneapolis, then getting mocked by Trump for it; about lessons learned from the …
It's crowdfunding month! Support us at canadaland.com/join. Hulk smash colonialism! And public health messaging crosses a line when trick or treating directives are unclear. Return to ThunderBay host Ryan McMahon cohosts. Referenced sources in the episode: That APTN infographic on "Fishery Scale Comparison" Megan Bailey's article on The Conversation: "Nova …
It's crowdfunding month! Support us at canadaland.com/join Santai Kimakeke blew the whistle on WE. Then he recanted his allegations and disappeared. Before he did, he said he was afraid for his safety. After three months of reporting and in collaboration with John-Allan Namu of Africa Uncensored, we bring you this …
Media’s anti-masker intrigue has Canadaland staff divided. And almost 300 CBC journalists raise concerns about leveraging the broadcaster’s credibility for CBC Tandem. Montreal Gazette health reporter Aaron Derfel co-hosts. This episode is sponsored by Audible, Away Travel, and Hover. Support CANADALAND: http://canadalandshow.com/join See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jonathan Torrens talks about the CBC, what really happened on Trailer Park Boys, and about that one song you love to hate. From hosting his own show on the CBC to playing J-Roc on Trailer Park Boys, Jonathan Torrens has been a mainstay of the Canadian entertainment industry for decades. …
A trifecta of powerful (potentially socialist) forces rally behind #NationalNewspaperWeek—or not. And the bias of coherence muddles COVID-19 messaging. Canadaland news editor Jonathan Goldsbie co-hosts. This episode is brought to you by Hover. Support CANADALAND: http://canadalandshow.com/join See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
343 Ep. 343 - The New Solitudes Oct. 5, 2020
Quebec's distinct culture reacts differently to global movements like #MeToo and Black Lives Matter. Jesse is joined by Emilie Nicolas, a columnist, journalist, anthropologist and soon-to-be instructor of a Black Lives Matter and the Media course at the University of Toronto. This episode is brought to you by Dispatch Coffee …