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Author and journalist Mark Bourrie makes a triumphant return to make heads or tails of the public's Duffy trial apathy, alarmist Black Monday coverage, and Stephen Harper's traveling roadshow. 

Direct download: SHORT_CUTS_35_-_Duffy_Fatigue_Black_Monday.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 1:33am EST

The Ashley Madison hack was shitty and evil. But is reporting on it shitty and evil? Fortune Magazine's Mathew Ingram discusses where to draw the line.

Direct download: Ep.96_-_The_Ashley_Madison_Affair.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Jesse speaks with The National Post's Adrian Humphreys on working with Anonymous. Then, Jesse interviews Anonymous about their recent leaks on CSIS foreign stations, James McIntyre, and more.

Direct download: Ep.95_-_Interview_with_Anonymous.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 2:26am EST

Vice's Hilary Beaumont on Nigel Wright's Duffy trial testimonial and the media's coverage of Chris Hyndman's passing.

Direct download: SHORT_CUTS_34_-_Election_Distractions_Chris_Hyndman.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 1:01am EST

Veteran comedian Scott Thompson on why nothing happened after The Kids In The Hall, the biggest problems with the Canadian film & TV industry, and why gay men still have to be defanged to be accepted.

Direct download: Ep.94_-_Scott_Thompson.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 7:40pm EST

Anthropologist and author Gabriella Coleman on Operation Anon Down and what it's like studying Anonymous from the inside.

Direct download: Ep.93_-_Operation_Anonymous_Down.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:38pm EST

InfoNews Kelowna's managing editor Marshall Jones on Stephen Harper's pointless photo op and Ezra Levant's feud with Catherine Porter.

Direct download: SHORT_CUTS_33_-_Man_in_blue_suit_Ezra_wants_attention.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

Veteran journalist Vivian Smith on institutional sexism, metaphorical pink and blue aisles, why some women choose to leave the profession, and how to fix it.

Direct download: Ep.92_-_Women_and_Newspapers.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 12:16am EST

Paul Watson discusses his resignation from the Toronto Star, his upcoming article that the Star refused to publish, and his career spent reporting from hot zones. 

Direct download: Ep.91_-_Paul_Watson.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Macleans Magazine's Paul Wells on #CPCJesus and recent federal attack ads.

Direct download: SHORT_CUTS_32_-_CPCJESUS_ATTACK_ADS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21am EST