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Globe and Mail Public Editor: We must earn your trust that we’re the real deal
2 months ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: We must earn your trust that we’re the real deal

While most readers know that charges of ‘fake news’ are themselves fake, media groups like this one need to include the readers more in their process.
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The real consequences of fake news
3 months ago

The real consequences of fake news

Fake news, or fabricated content deceptively presented as real news, has garnered a lot of interest since the U.S. presidential election last fall.
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Dude, where’s my car?
3 months ago

Dude, where’s my car?

As the way journalists get around changes, so does the way we tell stories.
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Globe and Mail Public Editor: Knowing about local communities is important right of the public
3 months ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Knowing about local communities is important right of the public

Authorities instinctively put a positive spin on everything and avoid talking about painful problems, but the journalist’s instinct is to pick at that scab.
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CBC Ombudsman: Balancing a live phone-in. It’s not so simple.
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Balancing a live phone-in. It’s not so simple.

The complainant asked if there was censorship at work when he was told there were already Chris Alexander supporters on line when he called the Ontario Noon phone-in.
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CBC Ombudsman: Pictures vs. Words
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Pictures vs. Words

The complainant had concerns about a bar graph in an article explaining how to follow election results on the CBC news site on B.C. election day.
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The New York Times’ campaign to conquer Canada
3 months ago

The New York Times’ campaign to conquer Canada

Partly, it’s envy. But it’s also part of a plan to become the world’s newspaper of record.
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CBC Ombudsman: Covering Syria
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Covering Syria

The complainant thought the Power & Politics treatment of events in Syria was too one-sided.
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