Last week a reader wondered, on Twitter, whether stories by John Ibbitson on Canada’s clandestine project to evacuate gay men from Russia to Canada “put gay Chechen refugees (or continuance of… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Decision to publish gay Chechens story made after exhausting ‘all avenues’
The complainant, Domenico Celli, thought CBC was deliberately lying when meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe pointed out some possible influence of climate change on hurricane Harvey. She was giving documented scientific information.… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Climate change and hurricanes
It’s no surprise that a column written by a woman, about a woman, attracts online attacks – but an angry minority shouldn’t shut down debate.
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The complainant, Murray O’Regan, thought CBC radio news was indulging in tabloid journalism talking about the Khadr settlement. The item on the hourly newscast focused on the controversy over the… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Covering Omar Khadr
John Ferri, VP of Current Affairs and Documentaries at TVO, explains how the Ontario Hub model will work.
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President of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms and spokesperson for a Christian school in Alberta, thought coverage of a dispute between the local school board and his school was biased.
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An important reminder after the word appeared in the headline of a Globe column: groups of white supremacists must be called what they are.
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It’s time for change, writes Amira Elghawaby.
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The complainant noted that a report on a the local Ottawa newscast concerning an incident involving an airline and a drone also included discredited footage of an alleged drone-aircraft collision.
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