Media Nerds Podcast


Media Nerds

The End of Newspapers and Peter Mansbridge

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:

And the recent House of Commons report & recommendations on how government can help Canadian Journalism:

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Local News Gets You Local Work

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’…

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All About Maul

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.

Show Notes:

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 




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