Dan & Kenton reunite after a 3 week hiatus to discuss all the awesome and interesting media news that happened over the summer of 2017.
Dan & Kenton discuss the career and retirement of Canada’s most beloved national news anchor, then move on to the topic of the “Great Newspaper Bailout.”
For reference, listen to the Canadaland podcast featuring Winnipeg Free Press publisher Bob Cox: http://bit.ly/2tbCvdK
And the recent House of Commons report & recommendations on how government can help Canadian Journalism: http://bit.ly/2ssauiK
Dan & Kenton celebrate #ComeyDay by talking about something completely unrelated to the former FBI Director: local media. With another round of layoffs razing the Corus creative and production departments, and new TV newscasts coming from CTV and CityTV, the Winnipeg media scene is a ch-ch-changin’…
Kenton & Dan spend more time than usual discussing the Nerd News (Jesus and Mary Chain, Late Night TV, Twin Peaks) as it’s been a while since the last Media Nerds podcast. But then they get into a discussion of all things FanQuest!
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It’s a Nerds podcast mashup! Dan & Kenton combine the format of Media Nerds with the content of Star Wars Nerds as they discuss the penultimate episode of Star Wars Rebels Season 3.
01:45 – Nerd News
1. Disney sued over Zootopia
2. Apple’s quiet announcement
3. Chris Evans is done as Captain America
22:35 – Star Wars Rebels discussion
43:00 – Recommendations