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Going undercover justified by compelling public interest
4 weeks ago

Going undercover justified by compelling public interest

Toronto Star reporter Sara Mojtehedzadeh explains why she went undercover to tell the stories of temp workers.
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The real consequences of fake news
4 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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What to do when the pressure is on
5 months ago

What to do when the pressure is on

Journalists can face intimidation from sources, police and government. Here’s how to push back.
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Toronto Star accused of copying a field trip guide
7 months ago

Toronto Star accused of copying a field trip guide

By  •  News, Ethics

The CEO of Attractions Ontario says the Star’s field trip guide, which recently won an award, bears a number of similarities to theirs — a claim the Star disputes.

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To publish or unpublish?
8 months ago

To publish or unpublish?

The long-life of news online means we have to consider a lot when deciding to unpublish a story.

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Running the clock on fair response
8 months ago

Running the clock on fair response

When you can publish at the push of a button, what constitutes adequate time for fair response?

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