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Toronto Star Public Editor: Journalistic standards protect against fake news
1 month ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Journalistic standards protect against fake news

The Washington Post provided journalists and readers with a textbook example of journalistic due diligence, writes the Star’s public editor
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Globe and Mail Public Editor: The need to understand the context of words and how they evolve
1 month ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: The need to understand the context of words and how they evolve

Last week, TV columnist John Doyle wrote a column criticizing the CBC’s new show Great Canadian Baking Show.

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Toronto Star Public Editor: We need more women’s voices in the news
1 month ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: We need more women’s voices in the news

Studies continue to show news stories still quote more male voices than female — by a wide margin. Women’s realities need, and should, be reflected and it can be done
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Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it
2 months ago

Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it

Canadians often mourn the loss of their local newspaper. But there’s a disconnect, because few Canadians actually pay for a local news subscription.
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CBC Ombudsman: Trump vs. The NFL
2 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Trump vs. The NFL

The complainant, Dan Bourque, objected to CBC Halifax’s Mainstreet coverage of the President of the United States and his interactions with both NFL players and the Pittsburgh Penguins
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Saying goodbye to Northumberland Today
2 months ago

Saying goodbye to Northumberland Today

Northumberland Today was among the papers sold to Torstar by Postmedia and immediately shuttered.
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A tale of two Trust Projects
2 months ago

A tale of two Trust Projects

The Toronto Star’s and Globe and Mail’s projects are quite different in who they are targeting and how they are being executed.
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