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

Toronto Star Public Editor: Estimating crowd sizes is always tricky
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Estimating crowd sizes is always tricky

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

Canada’s new National Newsmedia Council has dismissed – with reservation – a complaint about the Toronto Star’s March report of the Ford family… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Estimating crowd sizes is always tricky