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Raveena Aulakh death prompts union call for Toronto Star newsroom investigation
3 years ago

Raveena Aulakh death prompts union call for Toronto Star newsroom investigation

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By The Canadian Press

The union representing Toronto Star newsroom employees says it has asked the newspaper to appoint an outside investigator to conduct an inquiry into events surrounding the… Continue Reading Raveena Aulakh death prompts union call for Toronto Star newsroom investigation

Morley Safer’s Canadian sensibility grounded his work, journalists say
3 years ago

Morley Safer’s Canadian sensibility grounded his work, journalists say

By  •  News, People

CBC anchor Peter Mansbridge said Safer — like several Canadian journalists who moved to the U.S. — saw the world “through big eyes.”
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Ghomeshi’s accuser says peace bond ‘clearest path to the truth’
3 years ago

Ghomeshi’s accuser says peace bond ‘clearest path to the truth’

By  •  News, Law

Kathryn Borel, a former CBC employee, says she agreed to a peace bond over a trial because “it seemed like the clearest path to the truth.”
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Torstar loss soars to $53.5 million as revenue falls, expenses rise
3 years ago

Torstar loss soars to $53.5 million as revenue falls, expenses rise

Torstar recorded extra expenses related to its transition towards more digital media and revenue fell at its traditional newspaper businesses.
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Vice appeals court order to give RCMP records of interviews
3 years ago

Vice appeals court order to give RCMP records of interviews

By  •  News, Law

“This appeal raises issues concerning one of the hallmarks of a democratic society – a free and independent press,” the appeal application states.
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CTV News Halifax fined for showing young offenders’ faces
3 years ago

CTV News Halifax fined for showing young offenders’ faces

By  •  News, Law

In an agreed statement of facts read during a sentencing hearing in provincial court, Crown attorney Terry Nickerson said the broadcaster violated a publication ban on the identities of the two teens.
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Journalists-turned-politicians putting their backgrounds to use in media study
3 years ago

Journalists-turned-politicians putting their backgrounds to use in media study

MPs are putting their professional backgrounds to use at the Commons’ heritage committee studying the state of local media in Canada.
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Panel of MPs to examine issue of local news crisis, media concentration
3 years ago

Panel of MPs to examine issue of local news crisis, media concentration

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By Jennifer Ditchburn for The Canadian Press

Davey, Kent, Lincoln, Bacon.

Now Liberal MP and heritage committee chair Hedy Fry is about to add her name to the list of… Continue Reading Panel of MPs to examine issue of local news crisis, media concentration

No access to bikini photo at Ghomeshi trial
3 years ago

No access to bikini photo at Ghomeshi trial

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By Diana Mehta for The Canadian Press

The judge hearing the Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault trial refused Thursday to release a bikini photo of a woman who testified against the disgraced broadcaster,… Continue Reading No access to bikini photo at Ghomeshi trial