Ep. 254 - An Issue Worth Torching Your Job Over

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After 25 years at the CBC, tech columnist Jesse Hirsh decided to risk it all. During an interview about Facebook, he turned the tables, asking why CBC continues to promote Facebook as we've seen what that company has done to undermine democracy.

CBC refused to post the segment online, saying it violated their journalistic standards and practices. Hirsh's future with the CBC is unclear, but the incident raised a lot of questions about what you can and cannot say on our public broadcaster.

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