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3 months ago

Full coverage

One student’s reflection on the need for diverse voices in journalism.
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Globe and Mail Public Editor: Remembering the victims
3 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

Journalism schools can fill the local news gap
3 months ago

Journalism schools can fill the local news gap

If you’re looking for organizations to support local journalism, look no further than journalism schools.
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CBC Ombudsman: Balance in Science Reporting
3 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
4 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
4 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

Government prolongs the agony for newspapers … just a bit
4 months ago

Government prolongs the agony for newspapers … just a bit

“We have reached the point where nurturing the green shoots is a better bet that propping up the gigantic, creaking, tottering timbers.”
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Stanley trial highlights colonialism of Canadian media
4 months ago

Stanley trial highlights colonialism of Canadian media

By  •  Commentary, Analysis

Indigenous community members are doing the work to situate Colten Boushie’s life and death within the colonial context.
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Journalists see 17 per cent jump in public trust
4 months ago

Journalists see 17 per cent jump in public trust

While many journalists will be seeing the trust figures as a Valentine’s Day gift from the Canadian public, it isn’t all hearts and roses for the beleaguered business in this survey.
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