Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s brother, councillor Doug Ford, dismissed Daniel Dale’s libel notice as an attempt to sell newspapers. Meanwhile, Michael Cooke, the Star’s editor-in-chief, said Dale will remain as city hall acting bureau chief while the legal proceedings continue.
The NDP MP wants Ottawa to create strong, national legislation to tackle unpaid internships. His strategy seeks to get Ottawa on track to clarify its rules and encourage the provinces to commit to a single, strict, standard that outlines how employers can take on interns
Local news media can and should be seen as playing a critical role if rural communities hope to be resilient in the face of economic upheaval, writes J-Source innovation editor Rob Washburn in the final part of this three-part weekly series on community journalism.
After 27 years teaching journalism to undergraduate and graduate students at Carleton University, Catherine McKercher is retiring.
Talk about using different channels to discuss journalism education. On Dec. 10, PBS' MediaShift hosted a twitter discussion that explored new channels for journalism education. Using the hashtag #edshift, Katy Culver, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison tweeted out questions from Sue Robinson, also at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Poynter's Al Tompkins.
Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale will sue Mayor Rob Ford for libel related to an interview he gave with former media baron Conrad Black on Vision Televison, in which the mayor insinuated that Dale was a pedophile.
Toronto Star city hall reporter Daniel Dale says that "literally every single thing" that Mayor Rob Ford told former media baron Conrad Black in a Zoomer TV interview about a 2012 encounter they had "is false in some way." The Ford interview, in which the mayor insinuated Dale was a pedophile, prompted a backlash againt Black, and several journalists voiced their support for Dale. J-Source rounded-up the details.
In this Toronto Star video series on photojournalism, photographer Steve Russell crams in a ton of tips this week on how he shoots NHL hockey, and how it can apply to an arena near you.
Leigh Chapple, a retired CTV Ottawa anchor, died at age 58. Chapple retired from 2012 after a 36-year career, according to an article published in The Ottawa Citizen.
Andy Ross, a veteran journalist with Vancouver's The Province, has died at age 66 after a short illness.