A selection of Popjournalism’s best writing and coverage, as chosen by its editors

Learning how to be a journalist within the academy

As I move forward with academic research, how do I make sure my work reaches a wider audience?

Photo illustration by Robert J. Ballantyne

Fiona Apple, ‘Heavy Balloon’

How this avant-garde pop song tapped into the zeitgeist of living during a pandemic

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Scientists from new documentary ‘The Kingdom’ talk fungi and the fate of humanity

Full transcripts of conversations with Rob Dunn, Anne Madden, Gerry Wright and Karen Bartlett

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Brent Butt interview: ‘Corner Gas Animated’ star talks about his hit TV revival

Canadian comedian was careful to not do anything that would 'damage the legacy' of the original series

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Robin Gill shares her top Vancouver cultural spots

The 'Global National Weekend' anchor reveals her favourite restaurants, wines, and what kind of art she collects at home.

Jully Black interview: ‘The next album is ready’

Canada's Queen of R&B is releasing a new record and readying Canada to read 'The Marrow Thieves'

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Looking back at 25 years of Air Farce on TV

Air Farce founding member Don Ferguson shares the behind-the-scenes story about how the troupe made the leap from radio to TV.

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Photo Gallery: Air Farce in pictures 1971-2017

A visual history of Canada's iconic comedy troupe Air Farce, which celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2018.

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Conor Woodman talks Hunting Nazi Treasure

History Canada's new series documents a real-life, present day search for stolen Nazi works of art.

Why tech giants are investing millions in AI that can play video games

Games are proving to be one of the best ways to understand how people behave and how human psychology interacts with AI behaviour.

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‘Air Farce’ looks to the past and present for Canada Day 150 laughs

Original cast member Don Ferguson looks back on the troupe's 44-year history: 'We didn't have a mission or a plan or a theory. We wanted to make ourselves laugh and find a way to share what we found funny with other people.'

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One-on-one with Global National anchor Dawna Friesen

The Winnipeg-born journalist talks candidly about sexism, news bloopers, and the fine line between family and work

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Inside the mind of Canadian radio’s most important executive

A one-on-one conversation with Susan Marjetti, CBC's executive director of Radio and Audio

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Can Bill Nye really save the world?

Research shows science programs mostly preach to the converted. How can these shows reach new audiences?

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What’s behind TV bingeing’s bad rap?

Don't listen to the headlines linking binge watching to depression and loneliness. It can be a positive experience

Tay Zonday talks ‘Chocolate Rain’ on its 10th anniversary

His odd, but earnest music video went viral and became the source of many, many memes. What's life like for Tay today?