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About Sylvia Stead

Sylvia Stead is the Public Editor of the Globe and Mail.
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Globe public editor: Caution should be exercised in coverage of Zika virus
2 years ago

Globe public editor: Caution should be exercised in coverage of Zika virus

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail

The Zika virus and the health fears have grabbed the attention of the public and the media. While the interest is there,… Continue Reading Globe public editor: Caution should be exercised in coverage of Zika virus

Globe public editor: Media hurting but still producing memorable journalism
2 years ago

Globe public editor: Media hurting but still producing memorable journalism

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail

It has been a bad week for journalism: 200 jobs lost in the broadcast and publishing wings of Rogers Media, and the… Continue Reading Globe public editor: Media hurting but still producing memorable journalism

Globe public editor: A ‘mastermind’ can be a criminal or a terrorist, too
3 years ago

Globe public editor: A ‘mastermind’ can be a criminal or a terrorist, too

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail

What’s in a word? More than it may seem. Journalists are constantly reminded that their audience cares greatly… Continue Reading Globe public editor: A ‘mastermind’ can be a criminal or a terrorist, too