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CBC Ombudsman: Seeing is Believing
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Seeing is Believing

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

CBC Ombudsman: Reporting the Facts
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Reporting the Facts

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

CBC Ombudsman: Reporting Racism
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Reporting Racism

The complainant, David Anderson, thought the emphasis on racism in a National and online look at the plight of Indigenous students who go to Thunder Bay to complete… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Reporting Racism

CBC Ombudsman: Point-of-View Documentaries | The Case of Sled Dogs
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Point-of-View Documentaries | The Case of Sled Dogs

The complainant is a sled dog operator. She wrote on behalf of many in her business as well as some of the participants in the documentary “Sled Dog”… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Point-of-View Documentaries | The Case of Sled Dogs

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Remembering the victims
7 months ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Remembering the victims

A number of readers were angry and upset by a headline and story online about the Winnipeg murder trial of the man charged with killing Tina Fontaine. Canadians were… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Remembering the victims

CBC Ombudsman: Balance in Science Reporting
8 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Balance in Science Reporting

The complainant, Richard Reeleder, objected to an interview with an opponent of the herbicide Glyphosate. He thought he was presented as a scientific expert when he was not,… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Balance in Science Reporting

Toronto Star Public Editor: Timeless principles guide corrections in digital era
8 months ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Timeless principles guide corrections in digital era

Corrections are complex business these days when news organizations deliver information via print, on web and mobile apps, social media, video, newsletters, push notifications and voice personal assistants
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Globe and Mail public editor: When victims come forward, journalism amplifies the truth
8 months ago

Globe and Mail public editor: When victims come forward, journalism amplifies the truth

In the midst of the #MeToo reckoning, let’s consider the role of journalism.

Of course, the foundation of the movement is the brave women who have been abused… Continue Reading Globe and Mail public editor: When victims come forward, journalism amplifies the truth

CBC Ombudsman: Accuracy in headlines and photos
8 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Accuracy in headlines and photos

The complainant, Mike Fegelman, the Executive Director of HonestReporting Canada, made two requests for reviews. One concerned a headline dealing with the sentencing of an Israeli soldier and… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Accuracy in headlines and photos

CBC Ombudsman: Seeing is Believing
8 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Seeing is Believing

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