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Ethics

To publish or unpublish?
1 year 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
1 year 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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Live Blog: Fact, Fiction and Fake News
1 year ago

Live Blog: Fact, Fiction and Fake News

By  •  Ethics

Liveblog from Sheridan College featuring leaders in Canadian journalism.

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Facebook Faceoff
1 year ago

Facebook Faceoff

By  •  Ethics

Active shootings and social media verification.

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Irving vs. Poitras
1 year ago

Irving vs. Poitras

By  •  News, Ethics

By Grant Buckler

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression is protesting a complaint made by J.D. Irving Co. of New Brunswick against Jacques Poitras, a provincial affairs reporter with… Continue Reading Irving vs. Poitras

Journalists need to consider the ethics of sourcing stories from Facebook
1 year ago

Journalists need to consider the ethics of sourcing stories from Facebook

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By Krista Simpson

For the reporter, Facebook serves a multitude of purposes. It is a place to search for people, to find story ideas and to publicize content.

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Why we need to ‘Use the Right Words’
1 year ago

Why we need to ‘Use the Right Words’

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By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

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H.G. Watson can be reached at hgwatson@j-source.ca or on Twitter.

Graphic content: When is it worth airing?
1 year ago

Graphic content: When is it worth airing?

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By Olivia Chandler, Katerina Georgieva, Gregory Furgala and Kieran Delamont

On the morning of November 1, 2016, a young male entered Abbotsford Senior Secondary School in British Columbia and stabbed… Continue Reading Graphic content: When is it worth airing?

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Journalism needs to focus on accuracy, fairness and independence
1 year ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Journalism needs to focus on accuracy, fairness and independence

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail

Words matter, accuracy matters, fairness matters, independence matters.

With journalism under attack these days south of the border, journalists need to focus… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Journalism needs to focus on accuracy, fairness and independence

Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse
1 year ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

What if all the women who have faced bullying and harassment in online spaces stood together and decided we will not take it… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse