The Canadian federal government plans to issue nearly $600M in tax credits and incentives to bolster the country's media industry over the next five years.

What will this mean for the independence of the Canadian press? And will CANADALAND be applying for funds? 

Jesse speaks with American media critic and NYU professor, Jay Rosen. 

This episode is sponsored by Audible, Hover, and Sock Club. 

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 7:07am EST

What does the heavily redacted – er, revised – federal report on Trudeau’s trip to India tell us about the internal machinations of the government? And what does a Supreme Court ruling about journalists’ sources mean for the profession?

Sandy Garossino co-hosts.

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CANADALAND's investigative podcast Thunder Bay published its series finale last week.
Host and creator Ryan McMahon reflects on the year-long production process, and he, Jesse and Connie Walker — host of CBC's award-winning podcast Missing & MurderedFinding Cle— speak at ImagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival about the challenges that come with telling such sensitive, complex stories through the true crime genre. 
This episode is sponsored by Endy and HelloFresh
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Category:media/news -- posted at: 6:49am EST