Short Cuts #314 - End Times For Shock Jocks


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Ed the Sock doesn't seem okay since Bell announced it would reboot MuchMusic. CBC won't let their audience comment on their articles on Facebook anymore. And a Global radio host loses his job for using a racial slur - Is the era of edgelord talk radio over? Vice Senior Editor Manisha Krishnan co-hosts.

Further reading/watching:

  • BellMedia's announcement re: MuchMusic here
  • Jesse retweeted a video of Prime Minister Trudeau's G7 comment here
  • See Manisha's recent article about Global's Mike Stafford here
  • See our 2019 article about Mike Stafford here

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