Today’s digital-driven world demands new media literacy skills to create understanding of powerful platforms.
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The complainant, Nimra Amjad, asked that articles about her be de-indexed. She thought that this would protect her from harassment that she said arose from them, but still… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Public figures get public scrutiny
The complainant, Marjaleena Repo, thought that important information about an interviewee was absent. An Iranian exile who has been supporting a movement of women protesting mandatory wearing of… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Identifying Interviewees – how much background is enough
The reality of the permanence of online news stories leads to requests for removal of articles.
The right to control over one’s information and the right… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: A high bar for removing a story
There is some good news about the bad news about global trust in journalism: In Canada, trust in journalists has risen significantly, as has trust in traditional media overall.
CBC Ottawa ran a story about a programme to match homeless people to rental housing. It documented a case where it went wrong, leaving the landlord with a… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Seeing is Believing
The complainant, Diane Bederman, objected to a report by Derek Stoffel who was at a protest in Ramallah on the one-hundredth anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. She thought… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Reporting the Facts