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Media criticism, news analysis and investigations with host Jesse Brown. The #1 Canadian podcast.


52:41 | Feb 25th, 2019

In the past year or so, the podcast industry has seen an explosion --or bubble, depending on who you ask-- with companies like Entertainment One, Corus, and Rogers making big plays in the market. Ben ...Show More
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Good overview of the Canada vs US podcasting industry and media's relationship with the medium. Not sure if Ben Cannon was the best intervie...Show More

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43:50 | Mar 26th, 2018

Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley still believes in the dream of The Internet. Remember that dream? Before Russian troll-bots, “fake news,” Cambridge Analytica, digital monopolies and worse — it was a...Show More
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Brilliant, and what's left unstated: podcasting today is where the internet itself was 25 years ago. We should note that (for now) we don't...Show More

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29:03 | Dec 23rd, 2019

Earlier this month, Toronto’s alt-weekly NOW Magazine was sold to Media Central. Former co-owner and founder of NOW, Michael Hollett, joins to talk about the rise and fall of Canada’s alt-weekly maga...Show More
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Interesting origin stories of NOW Magazine and independent weeklies and how they were tied to the sex work industry. As told by the co-found...Show More

38:29 | Aug 22nd, 2019

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...Show More
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It’s that time again, the Canadian Federal Election is on October 21st 2019. Now more than ever climate change is on the front lines, so why...Show More

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