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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

Toronto Star public editor: Is court-ordered secrecy futile in the digital age?
2 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: Is court-ordered secrecy futile in the digital age?

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

Reporting on the tabloid tizzy over a British court order blocking British media from publishing details of a celebrity sex scandal has embroiled… Continue Reading Toronto Star public editor: Is court-ordered secrecy futile in the digital age?

Toronto Star public editor: Does survival of investigative journalism depend on collaboration over competition?
2 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: Does survival of investigative journalism depend on collaboration over competition?

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

(ICIJ) came calling for Canadian journalists who could put collaboration above competition to investigate a gigantic global data leak, it is not… Continue Reading Toronto Star public editor: Does survival of investigative journalism depend on collaboration over competition?

Toronto Star Public Editor: Best practices in identifying sexual assault complainants
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Best practices in identifying sexual assault complainants

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star 

It has long been the Toronto Star’s policy not to name the victims of alleged sexual assault.

That is in line with provisions… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Best practices in identifying sexual assault complainants