Media criticism

PODCAST: Mitrovica on the media: Manufacturing disgust

Focus on tabloid outrage distracts from the truly scandalous actions of government

In a recent piece for Ricochet, award-winning investigative journalist, journalism instructor and Ricochet columnist Andrew Mitrovica writes that over-the-top coverage of spending by civil servants and government ministers shows misplaced journalistic priorities.

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In this conversation, he explains why he believes that Canada’s corporate media ignore the big scandals in favour of tabloid outrage.

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