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Simona Chiose named Globe postsecondary education reporter
5 years ago

Simona Chiose named Globe postsecondary education reporter

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Chiose takes over the role from James Bradshaw, who is now the media reporter at The Globe and Mail

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When satire falls flat: Lessons from The Western Gazette’s botched attempt at being funny

“So you want to date your teaching assistant,” which was published by Western University’s student newspaper, in London, Ont., drew criticism from administration, student unions and women’s groups for making light of sexual harassment. Ryan Mallough looks at how and when humour has a role to play in journalism. 

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Toronto Star Master Glass: Low angle finder
5 years ago

Toronto Star Master Glass: Low angle finder

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Toronto Star photographer Steve Russell shares how he gets those dramatic low angle photos, without planting his face on the ground to see the viewer.

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Brunswick News ombudswoman: How a newspaper can be both opinionated and neutral
5 years ago

Brunswick News ombudswoman: How a newspaper can be both opinionated and neutral

The most basic notion to explain how a newspaper can properly be both neutral and opinionated is to understand that structurally newspapers have two distinct components. 

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Ombudsman: CBC News can’t alter the record
5 years ago

Ombudsman: CBC News can’t alter the record

The complainant wanted CBC News online to take down an accurate story involving him and his wife, who were charged with forging transit passes in Vancouver three years ago. 

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The Unknowable Country: Why journalists need more access to BC’s mining data
5 years ago

The Unknowable Country: Why journalists need more access to BC’s mining data

B.C. is one of the country's biggest mineral producers. But compared to Americans, British Columbians have very little information about the safety of that activity. And that means journalists, activists and citizens have little power to stop mining problems before they become mining disasters.

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Dylan Robertson named Michelle Lang fellow
5 years ago

Dylan Robertson named Michelle Lang fellow

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Robertson will spend six months at the political desk of the Ottawa Citizen and another six months at the Calgary Herald. 

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Paul Woods joins Toronto Star as executive editor
5 years ago

Paul Woods joins Toronto Star as executive editor

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Woods will be responsible for human resources, labour relations, financial matters, newsroom organization and liaising with IT staff. 

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Jason Magder named Gazette transportation reporter
5 years ago

Jason Magder named Gazette transportation reporter

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Magder, who previously covered the tech beat for The Gazette, in Montreal, will now cover transportation. 

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Stephanie Nolen wins prestigious foreign reporting award in India
5 years ago

Stephanie Nolen wins prestigious foreign reporting award in India

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The Globe and Mail writer won the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for her “Breaking Caste” series.

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