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Toronto Star Public Editor: Listening for truth and reconciliation
1 year ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Listening for truth and reconciliation

‘The status quo is unacceptable.’ Canadian media must listen to Indigenous voices to help build truth and reconciliation.
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Toronto Star Public Editor: I should have listened to my dad about Donald Trump
1 year ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: I should have listened to my dad about Donald Trump

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

“We, the media, were also on the ballot.”

– NBC anchor Lester Holt.

“To put it bluntly, the media missed the story. Make… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: I should have listened to my dad about Donald Trump

Toronto Star Public Editor: More discussion about demeaning team names needed
1 year ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: More discussion about demeaning team names needed

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

Can we talk, please, about that baseball team from Cleveland that dare not speak its name on this particular page of the Toronto… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: More discussion about demeaning team names needed

Toronto Star Public Editor: When does The Star report race of suspects wanted by police?
1 year ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: When does The Star report race of suspects wanted by police?

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

A reader’s good question about the Toronto Star’s reporting of the race of suspects wanted by police raised relevant points demanding further inquiry.

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Toronto Star Public Editor: What did Ford say? It’s far from clear
1 year ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: What did Ford say? It’s far from clear

While I do believe what Rob Ford said matters to the historical and public record of Ford’s troubled tenure – and to the journalistic record of covering this wild story — I do not see any clear answers regarding Ford’s exact words.
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Toronto Star Public Editor: Updating the bear facts
1 year ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Updating the bear facts

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

“Did Nunavut hunter shoot grizzly-polar bear hybrid?” read a headline in the Toronto Star some six weeks ago.

As it turns out, the… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Updating the bear facts