Coast Reporter Radio: Witch mobs, journalists we admire, and home court advantages

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This week, Sean, John and Sophie take a complete break from all the politics, with a little something spooky, a little something sporty and a little something award worthy as we meet a witch mob, talk about the journalists who influenced us and visit a volleyball team that's looking forward to a rare home game

Show notes:

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Our story about editor John Gleeson’s Webster award:

https://www.coastreporter.net/news/local-news/update-coast-reporter-editor-receives-jack-webster-city-mike-award-1.23480685

Here’s where to find the archive material we used in our discussion of journalistic influences:

The full audio of the Jack Wasserman 1972 piece on Vancouver’s vibrant talk radio scene for CBC’s Hourglass:

https://www.radiowest.ca/sound/talkshows.mp3

The Royal BC Museum’s “Webster Precisely!” online collection:

https://learning.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/pathways/webster-precisely

Peter Gzowski and the political panel of Camp, Kierans and Lewis from the CBC online archive:

https://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/morningsides-three-wise-men

Dick Smyth and some other great CKLW 20/20 News alumni talk about their unique style for the documentary “Radio Revolution: The rise and fall of the Big 8.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDCdbmwy9l8

The full As it Happens segment from the day in 2013 that the theme changed from the one that introduced the hosts Sean remembered listening to before he began a career in journalism to the one that the show used when Sophie interned there:

https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2404024322

 

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