Journalists should be careful when using social media posts to report what the public thinks, and should tell readers how the data was collected.
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The detention of two Reuters reporters in Myanmar should concern every reporter in Canada.
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The media routinely questions the legitimacy of women leaders with metaphors, stereotypes and assumptions. It also has the power to decry the sexism.
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Uncritical coverage of industry projections means climate change is left out of the picture.
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The complainant, Laura Finsten, was appalled – as were many others – at a question put to a senior Israeli political figure regarding the number of Palestinians killed by the… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Tough talk – confrontational interviews
In April, a man driving a van deliberately ran into civilians on a stretch of Toronto’s Yonge Street.
The complainant, Mohamed Jiavdheen, objected to a tweet describing the driver, based… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Twitter Turmoil
Bruce Gillespie’s book focuses on the nuts and bolts of news reporting — and that’s a good thing.
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The complainant, Marc Poitras, thought the host of Ontario Today behaved differently to the callers on the edition which focused on the Progressive Conservative party, during the recent provincial election.… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Election balance on Ontario today