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Ethics

Irving vs. Poitras
7 months 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
7 months ago

Journalists need to consider the ethics of sourcing stories from Facebook

By  •  Ethics

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.

Continue Reading Journalists need to consider the ethics of sourcing stories from Facebook

Why we need to ‘Use the Right Words’
7 months 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?
7 months 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
7 months 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
7 months 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

CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

William McDowell, legal counsel to J.D. Irving Limited (JDI), wrote to complain about the Twitter activity of the provincial affairs correspondent in New… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.

CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Perspective
8 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Perspective

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The Alberta Teachers’ Association released a toolkit for creating curriculum dealing with “sexual and… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Perspective

CBC Ombudsman: Privacy vs. The Public Good – Covering Personal Tragedy
8 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Privacy vs. The Public Good – Covering Personal Tragedy

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Paula Vallee, had a relative die in a car crash. While she herself was not contacted, she alleged the reporter was insensitive and… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Privacy vs. The Public Good – Covering Personal Tragedy