CBC, CTV and the National Post posted a controversial video from the Bosma trial. The Hamilton Spectator did not. Here’s why.
Continue Reading Why the Hamilton Spectator is not posting a video shown to jurors at the Bosma trial
By Lisa Taylor
To say the Ghomeshi trial incited a conversation about sexual assault complainants’ treatment in the media would be an understatement. The case has ignited debate… Continue Reading CAJ Ethics committee: Guidelines for naming sexual assault complainants
“They were homophobic. They were racist. They were sexist and in many cases they were just stupid,” said editor Michael Cooke.
Continue Reading Toronto Star editor on why they decided to close comments on stories on thestar.com
It’s clear that newsrooms, in the age of social media and ubiquitous video, would not be well served by a document simply explaining why payments should never be made.
Sean Eckford leaves job of nine years after management allegedly asks all staff to participate in a one-day voluntary ad sales blitz.
Continue Reading News director of two BC radio stations resigns after editorial staff asked to sell ads
Journalistic practice demonstrates difference in how North American and European reporters perceive role of government.
Continue Reading In some European countries, not naming those accused of a crime is the norm
The move is based on journalism practices in Swedish and Dutch media.
Continue Reading Why Le Journal Le Nord stopped publishing the names of people accused or convicted of a crime
“There’s no question we’re a product of the contraction of the newspaper business,” says NNC president and CEO John Fraser.
Continue Reading National Newsmedia Council aims to bring more media into the fold
The media revolution undermined the existing framework, says Stephen Ward.
Continue Reading Why we need a radical new framework for media ethics