The headline, published in the newspaper and online this week, reported on yet another victim of the terrible toll of Toronto’s deadly streets: “Elderly pedestrian killed at crosswalk,” it stated.
The Globe and Mail is testing a new feature that could enhance readers’ understanding of its online stories and the mechanics of its journalism.
Globe and Mail reporter Susan… Continue Reading Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers
Torstar Corp. will lay off 21 staff at its StarMetro office in Toronto as part of a shift of production operations to nearby Hamilton.
The cuts include nine… Continue Reading Torstar cutting 11 full-time, 10 part-time staff at StarMetro in Toronto
The complainant, Ira Zbarsky, objected to a story covering pro and anti-Kinder Morgan pipeline demonstrations. He said they were framed as equal. Programmers agreed with his assessment shortly after the… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Framing creates balance
The complainant, Christopher Budgell, wanted to know why Sunday Edition host Michael Enright was able to attend the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies’ week-long lecture series in Cambridge, England.… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Pay the piper
John and Brett Hueston, who work at the family-owned Aylmer Express, face charges of criminal obstruction of a peace officer.
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Postmedia Network Inc. will close six small town newspapers and cease print publication of four more, as well cut about 10 per cent of its workforce across the newspaper chain.
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Six community newspapers will be shuttered as a result of today’s announcement.
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The founders of Mediafugees were alarmed by the mainstream media’s coverage of immigration and refugee issues.
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