There’s a question we hear from parents and their teens considering enrolling in our program that reflects a broader perception in society: “Isn’t journalism dying?”
Continue Reading Some advice for parents of a j-school student
What happened at the climate change protest point to a journalistic failure regarding accuracy and fairness.
Continue Reading Star public editor: Catherine Porter, Ezra Levant and journalism standards
The CBC ombudsman addresses concerns of a “drive-by-smear campaign” on Everest College.
Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Everest College: It’s not one for all and all for one; criticism of one college doesn’t tarnish them all
Globe public editor Sylvia Stead discusses the need for journalists to be vigilant in their choice of language, words and labels.
Continue Reading Globe public editor: Why journalism must be careful about health and gender
CBC Ombudsman Esther Enkin points out that to provide dubious scientific information as a balance to satisfy people who reject the judgment of most scientific organizations and credible client scientists was false equivalence
Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Climate heat: Disputing the cause of climate change
CBC Ombudsman Esther Enkin agrees that the use of the word diatribe in a recent story was wrong, but believes disciplining those who were responsible goes too far.
Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: No diatribes here please
The term ‘non-white’ is offensive and should not be used in the Toronto Star but what is an acceptable alternative?
Continue Reading Star public editor: How should Star write about the diversity of Toronto
The Globe and Mail published an impossible crossword Saturday morning. Public editor Sylvia Stead responds.
Continue Reading Globe public editor: Sorry, but this brain-teaser was impossible to solve
As B.C. reporters ignore an FOI reform bill, a small Ontario cottage town is making its government emails public.
Continue Reading The two efforts to improve government transparency you may not have heard about
The Globe public editor answers a common and important question: Why does the media keep publishing the names of killers and terrorists looking for fame?
Continue Reading Globe public editor: Why headline choices must be driven by news value