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About Jane Gerster

Jane Gerster is a reporter at the Winnipeg Free Press. Her work has appeared in the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, Vice, and Makivik Magazine, among others.
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Omar Mouallem on the art of reflection
5 months ago

Omar Mouallem on the art of reflection

The longform magazine writer leads the pack at this year’s National Magazine Awards, with four writing nominations.

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A Disappearance in Damascus grapples with some of journalism’s toughest ethical questions
12 months ago

A Disappearance in Damascus grapples with some of journalism’s toughest ethical questions

By  •  Work, Ethics

Deborah Campbell, A Disappearance in Damascus: A Story of Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War. Knopf, 2016. 352 pages. $28.32.

By Jane Gerster

“Do you think anything… Continue Reading A Disappearance in Damascus grapples with some of journalism’s toughest ethical questions

Patti Sonntag spearheads Canadian collaborative investigative journalism project
1 year ago

Patti Sonntag spearheads Canadian collaborative investigative journalism project

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign.

By Jane Gerster

The first time Patti Sonntag tried to pitch a hands-on investigative class about resource extraction companies… Continue Reading Patti Sonntag spearheads Canadian collaborative investigative journalism project

Are Canadian public editors and ombuds independent enough to do their jobs?
1 year ago

Are Canadian public editors and ombuds independent enough to do their jobs?

By  •  News, Ethics

By Jane Gerster

In her first column as the Toronto Star’s public editor, Sharon Burnside wryly noted, “Readers will look after the swelled head.” It was… Continue Reading Are Canadian public editors and ombuds independent enough to do their jobs?