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Trump versus the press: Canadian deja-vu
11 months ago

Trump versus the press: Canadian deja-vu

Six years, one prime minister and a president later, it seems American journalists will be asked to put up with a lot of things
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What will the Public Policy Forum’s report bring in 2017?
12 months ago

What will the Public Policy Forum’s report bring in 2017?

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Ed Greenspon shares some of his observations after asking Canadians: Is there a journalism crisis in Canada?

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Why Canadian journalists have to care about online security
1 year ago

Why Canadian journalists have to care about online security

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When authorities snoop out our digital footprints, the best we can do is is mitigate risk, not eliminate it entirely
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Globe and Mail Public Editor: We must call the ‘alt-right’ what it is: fascist, racist, white supremacist
1 year ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: We must call the ‘alt-right’ what it is: fascist, racist, white supremacist

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail

Should journalists use made-up words?

Sometimes yes. Language changes constantly, and so words such as “post-truth” and “yogalates” come into the vernacular… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: We must call the ‘alt-right’ what it is: fascist, racist, white supremacist

Trump and why emotion triumphs over fact when everyone is the media
1 year ago

Trump and why emotion triumphs over fact when everyone is the media

By Alfred Hermida for The Conversation

The playwright Arthur Miller mused in 1961: “A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.” The assertion seems oddly quaint now –… Continue Reading Trump and why emotion triumphs over fact when everyone is the media

Toronto Star Public Editor: I should have listened to my dad about Donald Trump
1 year ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: I should have listened to my dad about Donald Trump

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

“We, the media, were also on the ballot.”

– NBC anchor Lester Holt.

“To put it bluntly, the media missed the story. Make… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: I should have listened to my dad about Donald Trump