Statistics Canada data shows that between 2001 and 2016 the total number of journalists in the country declined by only 7 percent – and it looks like hiring is starting to inch upwards again.
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The complainant, Henry Heller, objected to a radio documentary recounting the experience of a Venezuelan doctor who fled the country. He said it represented a particular political view… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The Story of José – A Documentary Through One Person’s Eyes
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
As far too many newsrooms continue to struggle for their very survival, it’s a good time to place more emphasis on diversifying the stories they cover.
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