(Short Cuts) CBC Is in a Fight for Its Life
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We’re talking the CBC leaving Twitter after being labeled “government-funded media”, while Pierre Poilievre thanks Elon Musk for what he was already going to do. The real losers here are the Canadian public.  And Barry Hertz’s Globe and Mail takedown of the 11th Canadian Screen Awards - a cringe-y, dull, and insulting showcase of what not to do when highlighting Canadian productions.  Host: Jesse Brown Credits: Ren Bangert (Producer), Caleb Thompson (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor) Guest: Nora Loreto   Further reading:  CBC says it’s ‘pausing’ its use of Twitter after ‘government-funded media’ label applied - Globe and MailEmbarrassing and condescending, 2023 Canadian Screen Awards failed our film and television artists - Globe and MailThe 11th Canadian Screen Awards - CBC livestream   Sponsors: Douglas, Squarespace, oxio, Athletic Greens   If you value this podcast, support us! You’ll get premium access to all our shows ad free, including early releases and bonus content. You’ll also get our exclusive newsletter, discounts on merch at our store, tickets to our live and virtual events, and more than anything, you’ll be a part of the solution to Canada’s journalism crisis, you’ll be keeping our work free and accessible to everybody.     You can listen ad-free on Amazon Music—included with Prime. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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