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Star public editor: Why Star chose not to republish cartoons
4 years ago

Star public editor: Why Star chose not to republish cartoons

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Republishing the Charlie Hebdo cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad would be a violation of the Star’s policy regarding respect for religion.
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Globe public editor: Seven reasons why coverage of Rob Ford will continue

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Star public editor: When you were the editor
4 years ago

Star public editor: When you were the editor

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Toronto Star readers weigh in on some of the many judgments made in the newsroom.
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Globe public editor: Why The Globe didn’t publish the Charlie Hebdo cartoons
4 years ago

Globe public editor: Why The Globe didn’t publish the Charlie Hebdo cartoons

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Globe public editor: Suspect or accused, or just killer?

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A journalist’s instinct in dealing with crime is to be… Continue Reading Globe public editor: Suspect or accused, or just killer?

Star public editor: Can we talk, please, about political correctness run amok?
4 years ago

Star public editor: Can we talk, please, about political correctness run amok?

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What is offensive and distasteful to some will be seen as a matter of political correctness to others. It’s all in the way you look at things.
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Globe public editor: How a mistake keeps getting repeated
4 years ago

Globe public editor: How a mistake keeps getting repeated

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The Globe public editor explains how an error can slip into a story and be repeated for months with no one noticing.
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Ontario Press Council upholds complaint against Windsor Star
4 years ago

Ontario Press Council upholds complaint against Windsor Star

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The Ontario Press Council ruled that including the complainant’s and his wife’s name in an article on the court proceedings of an individual convicted of drug related crimes exposed them to unwanted publicity and possible negative consequences in their careers.

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Live blog: Kathy English on the role of public editors
5 years ago

Live blog: Kathy English on the role of public editors

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Kathy English, public editor of The Toronto Star, will discuss the role of public editors and media ombudsmen and how they bridge the divide between journalists and their audiences. This session will be live-blogged by students at Wilfrid Laurier University's Brantford campus.

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