From ‘binders’ to meetups, writers are reaching out to each other.
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The complainant, Jenni Byrne of Bayfield Strategy, Inc., wrote on behalf of her client, Fortress Developments. She stated that one of the reporters involved in ongoing coverage of… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Following Fortress
In some communities, internet access is so limited municipalities can’t rely on social media as a replacement for news.
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With a significant portion of the audience arriving at news sites via social media and search, the imminent death of the homepage is a common refrain. One senior digital manager… Continue Reading The death of the homepage is much exaggerated
Print advertising revenue fell 17.9 per cent and print circulation revenue dropped 6.1 per cent.
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A foundation for resiliency needs to be built up before journalists are in the field.
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The complainant, Jackie Thipthorpe, objected to a story about visitors at a veterinary school open house. The research project featured involved a cow with a fistula which enabled… Continue Reading CBC OMBUDSMAN: Balance and Perspective
Earlier this week, I received a complaint about a Globe investigation into a fake news site. The writer, who is a Canadian professor, called the article “fake news.”