Is This For Real?

Is This For Real?

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About Is This For Real?

Is This For Real? is a podcast hosted by Oumar Salifou in Edmonton, Canada. We take a local focus to societal issues like media bias, corruption, racism, class inequality, government failure, and police brutality.

Oumar Salifou has worked as a reporter in Edmonton since 2015. His work on culture and politics has appeared on CBC, CJSR, and Let’s Find Out. From 2018-2019, he served as Editor-in-Chief of The Gateway.

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Billing is currently paused until summer 2022. New subscriptions are absolutely welcome, but won't be charged until then!
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This goal will allow us to expand our reach by hiring local Black writers and journalists to do investigations and publish unique stories related to policing.

All the content will be presented for free.
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