Media Nation with Karlene Nation takes a critical look at mainstream media and social media, understanding how both the preceding variables drive the narrative which shapes our worldview. “Fake news” has converged with “real news,” as journalists on opposite ends of the political spectrum, duke it out for legitimacy. With more and more news sites appearing on social channels, it has become difficult to recognize what is truly happening on the media landscape. Media Nation with Karlene Nation cuts through all the noise and clutter, to penetrate the heart of the matter in news stories.
Media Nation - Nov 23, 2020 - Small Business First COVID-19 Retail Policy & The Oil and Gas Sector
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is calling on the Ontario government to implement a "Small Business First" COVID-19 Retail Policy to help small retailers safely salvage the remainder of the holiday season. Host Karlene Nation discusses further with the CFIB Ontario director Ryan Mallough. Karlene also speaks with Dan McTeague on why Justin Trudeau committed to eliminating the oil and gas sector in the country and why we are importing oil from Saudi Arabia and not using Canadian oil instead.
Media Nation - Nov 19, 2020 - Peel Police End School Resource Officer Program & Better Business Bureau of Kitchener
Peel Police is ending it's school resource officer program. Officers were in schools to protect students from violence, but there were complaints the program unfairly targeted Black students. Karlene Nation speaks with Const. Bancroft Wright to discuss further. Karlene also talks to Monica Baez of the Better Business Bureau on their Kitchener, Ontario location.
Media Nation - Nov 18, 2020 - Alek Minassian's Lawyer Uses Autism as a Defense & CNN Anchor Christiane Amanpour Compares Trump to Nazis
Alek Minassian's lawyer claims his client is not responsible for killing 10 people and injuring 16, because of Autism. That defense is not sitting well with Dominique Chabot of Autism Canada who discusses this further with host Karlene Nation. Karlene also speaks with Michal Schlesinger of B'nai Brith Canada on why Jewish groups demanded an apology from CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour when she compared Donald Trump to Nazis purging Jews from Germany.
Media Nation - Nov 17, 2020 - Vaccines and Our Civil Rights & Should Politicians Take a Pay Cut
Karlene Nation speaks with John Carpay of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms on vaccines and our civil rights & Aaron Wudrick of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation discusses if politicians should take a pay cut.
Media Nation - Nov 16, 2020 - The Pandemic and United Nations Goals, Criticizing China & Keeping Seniors Out of Long Term Care Facilities
Karlene Nation speaks with Spencer Fernando on Justin Trudeau's comment about using the pandemic to do a reset to meet UN goals. Margaret McCuaig Johnston discusses China's ambassador making threats and telling Canadians they should not criticize China & Bill Van Gorder of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons says funds should be invested in home care to keep seniors out of long term care facilities.
Media Nation - Nov 11, 2020 - WW2 Vet George MacDonell & What Another COVID Lockdown Means For Restaurants and Businesses
Host Karlene Nation speaks with WW2 vet George MacDonell about his must read Quillette article "Celebrating Two Canadian Prisoners Who Took Down an Entire Shipyard". James Rilett of Restaurants Canada & Ryan Mallough of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business on what another possible COVID lockdown means for restaurants and businesses.