Is the press protecting the liberal party? And the debate about climate change somehow continues and Elections Canada suggested we might not be allowed to have it. Former crown prosecutor and National Observer journalist Sandy Garassino co-hosts.
Over the past couple of years, a few Canadian media outlets and writers have become obsessed with trans people, painting their campaign for human rights as a menace to society. This coverage has hit a peak with the story of Jessica Yaniv, a trans woman who’s taking multiple beauticians to the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal after they refused to wax to her genitals. Where did this obsession come from? And why has this particular story taken off? Featuring journalist Mary Rogan. Read "Growing Up Trans" by Mary Rogan in The Walrus. Watch Mary debate Jordan Peterson on TVO's The Agenda. This episode is sponsored by Endy, SquareSpace and our listeners. If you like what we do, you can support us on Patreon.
More cuts at Canada's largest newspaper chain; this time to journalistic independence, open discourse, and a healthy work culture. And was the swearing, spitting Scheer supporter part of a media hoax? With freelance journalist and former National Post reporter Rebecca Tucker. Read Sean Craig's piece about Postmedia's shift to the right here. You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/canadaland.
Reporter Anna Mehler Paperny talks about her book, Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me: Depression in the First Person, which covers her search for answers about depression and her personal experiences. This episode is brought to you by Endy, Article, and listeners like you. Please consider becoming a monthly supporter.
Is it time to start reporting the strange behaviour of young white men? Why do we still have columnists? And a study of Canadian media consumption shows that the real threat to media literacy is Canadian media consumption. Paul Wells co-hosts. This episode is brought to you by our listeners. Please consider becoming a monthly supporter.