'PunditFact' targets talking heads | Feminist movie ratings | The Dirties rethinks school shooting genre


Happy Tuesday! Here's what we have on tap for you today:

  • The people behind the Pulitzer prize winning website, Politifact, have launched a new service that fact-checks commentators on cable news and talk radio. We speak to Aaron Sharockman, the editor of the new PunditFact service about why it's even more crucial to check the facts of political panellists than elected officials. [FULL POST]

  • Jian reveals the top ten finalists for Canada Reads 2013

  • "Bechdel Test" for film: we'll hear from a proponent of the initiative that hopes to improve women's representation in film and from a detractor who says the test is reductive. [FULL POST]

  • Matt Johnson, director, co-writer, and co-star of The Dirties explains why he felt comedy had a place in the story of the planning of a school shooting. [FULL POST]

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