Gord Downie told stories about Canadian lives in a near-journalistic way.
Read More Continue Reading What Canadian journalists can learn from the life and career of Gord Downie
If people are concerned about the state of free speech on Canadian campuses, then they should be concerned about this.
Read More Continue Reading Dear McGill student union: Campus free speech includes campus press
In new book Politically Incorrect, the late Rafe Mair dissects democracy’s decline.
Read More Continue Reading Mair on media’s ‘unholiest of alliances’ with energy industry
We are witnessing a campaign south of the border to diminish journalism. It is tactical: News reporting holds lawmakers and other powerful people accountable for their actions. At the same… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Updating The Globe’s Editorial Code of Conduct
The complainant, Geoffrey Donaldson, considered reporting about an increase in publicly-funded opioid prescriptions in New Brunswick misleading. He did not agree that there is any concern in the increase. He… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The Opioid Crisis
Samantha Lui was the only Canadian at the prestigious four day Poynter workshop. Here’s what she learned.
Read More Continue Reading Poynter’s Minority Writers’ Workshop reminded me that my voice and perspective matter
To say every picture is worth a thousand words sorely underestimates the impact of photojournalism. Think the Vietnam war and what comes to mind? The photo of a girl named… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: A picture can be worth so much more than a mere one thousand words
Headline presented Alex Trebek’s feelings for big winner as fact, when it was actually the columnist’s own view.
Read More Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Jeopardy! headline a case study on need to clearly label opinion content
You widen the potential of attracting more eyeballs by having more than one anchor.
Read More Continue Reading The new National: Are four TV anchors four times as good as one?