CANADALAND

"I've been watching old NBA games and breaking them down on Instagram Live."

Shad is an artist and host of Hip Hop Evolution, available on Netflix.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 8:00am EST

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Our first ever call-in show. From Quebec to British Columbia to Nunavut to Brooklyn, Coronavirus has disrupted the lives of Canadaland listeners. Here's what they have to say. 

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 10:25pm EST

"Put on normal clothes, remember to stretch... That doesn't help. You're still in the prison of your own mind."
 
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Category:media/news -- posted at: 8:00am EST

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COVID-19 coverage continues, for the most part, to be even-handed. But that’s not why you listen to this podcast. A look at what’s going wrong in Canadian reporting, as well as the personal and economic impact the pandemic is having on newsrooms.

Jan Wong co-hosts.

This episode is sponsored by PolicyMe, Audible, Article, and WealthBar.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:11pm EST

"If it really goes down, I can always shoot a moose."

We're doing a call-in show! If you want to vent to Jesse about your living situation, call 844-929-1331 on Wednesday March 25th, from 4-6pm EST.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 8:00am EST

"My life is never exactly normal. But it's normal for me."

We're doing a call-in show! If you want to vent to Jesse about your living situation, call 844-929-1331 on Wednesday from 4-6pm EST.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 9:42pm EST

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Independent movie theatres were in trouble before COVID-19 became a global pandemic, and now even the industry giants like Cineplex are taking a hit. Eric Veillette, programming director at Toronto’s Revue Cinema, joins to unpack the ongoing distribution conflict between rep cinemas and Cineplex. Also, Jesse Wente, Exec-Dir. of the Indigenous Screen Office, joins to talk about what COVID-19 means for movie theatres and whether or not it's curtains for the movie exhibition industry. 

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:00pm EST

"So they told us music is free, so it's all about the shows now. You gotta make the shows, you gotta sell things at the shows. Now we don't have shows."

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Mental Health resources for the COVID-19 Pandemic: 

https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-health-and-covid-19

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 10:02am EST

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In a time like this, we’re so flooded with information that good, quality journalism matters more than ever. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t stuff to make fun of. Plus, how are newsrooms coping with the realities of a contagious virus?

Jesse Hirsh co-hosts.

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This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks and WealthBar.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 12:12am EST

Restaurateur Jen Agg just wants to get home.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:19pm EST

What feels most weird right now? Doing normal things. 

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:57am EST

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We are facing an unprecedented shutdown of services and businesses across the country. Health columnist Andre Picard was an early voice calling for Canada to “shut it down” in the pages of the Globe and Mail. He talks to us about how COVID-19 compares to other epidemics he’s covered, the media coverage so far and why he was pushing for social distancing before the government embraced it.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 12:59am EST

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As COVID-19 is declared a global pandemic, how are Canadian media handling the coverage? And what opportunities can moments of crisis provide for a shift in business reporting?

Garth Mullins co-hosts.

This episode is sponsored by WealthBar, Freshbooks, Dispatch, and Hover.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 12:47am EST

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Is The New York Times a model for success in the news business, or a monolithic news brand that's crushing the competition? Former BuzzFeed News editor-in-chief Ben Smith just started his media columnist at the Times. And his first column is titled: "Why the Success of The New York Times May Be Bad News for Journalism"

 

This episode is sponsored by WealthBar, SquareSpace, and Historica Canada.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:09pm EST

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A front-page story tells us that Canada is broken. Is it, or is this exactly how the country was designed to work? And, as a senior editor leaves the CBC, our national broadcaster pivots to audience.

Anita Li co-hosts.

Read the Martin Lukacs thread on "outside agitators."

This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks, Audible, Historica Canada, and You & Yours Financial.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:28pm EST

In 2015, five young people were arrested for smuggling cocaine into Australia. They had a common connection: Slava P, a music editor at VICE Canada. At the time of the bust, Slava was silent. But years later, he decided to sit down and tell us everything. CANADALAND senior producer Kasia Mychajlowycz has turned those conversations, and subsequent reporting, into our new investigative series, Cool Mules. Kasia talks with Jesse about how the story came together, the ethics of giving Slava a platform and what it all says about the media.

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Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:42pm EST

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