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Hamilton Spectator finds new audience with podcast
8 months ago

Hamilton Spectator finds new audience with podcast

Covering Diane, a podcast produced by the Hamilton Spectator, looks at a murder case that happened over 30 years ago.
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Reporting on the trail of a possible serial killer
10 months ago

Reporting on the trail of a possible serial killer

Reporters who have been tracking multiple disappearances of Toronto men in recent years say much needs to be done to hold authorities to account.
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How crime reporting ethics shift through cultures
1 year ago

How crime reporting ethics shift through cultures

By  •  Learn, Research

Journalists around the world make the mistake of assuming that their journalistic ethical approaches are the best – or only – standards.
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Graphic content: When is it worth airing?
2 years 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: Thank you, readers, for suggesting we look at solitary confinement
2 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Thank you, readers, for suggesting we look at solitary confinement

By Sylvia Stead for The Globe and Mail

In June, I asked readers what issues they felt should go under the media microscope. The Globe and Mail had been honoured for its… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Thank you, readers, for suggesting we look at solitary confinement

Reporters need to dig deeper into crime maps to tell the whole story
2 years ago

Reporters need to dig deeper into crime maps to tell the whole story

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New research finds that crime maps released by Canadian police forces only paints a partial picture of what is happening.
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