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Going undercover justified by compelling public interest
6 days 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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FOI Friday with Justin Ling

FOI Friday with Justin Ling

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Join the Canadian Association of Journalists’ Ottawa chapter to learn how to improve your use of the federal Access to Information Act.

Justin Ling has recently returned to freelancing after… Continue Reading FOI Friday with Justin Ling

Big stories from small places
2 weeks ago

Big stories from small places

Small newsrooms are filling important investigative gaps – but it isn’t easy.
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Live Blog: The Democracy Project
1 month ago

Live Blog: The Democracy Project

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

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

By  •  Learn, Research

New research finds that crime maps released by Canadian police forces only paints a partial picture of what is happening.
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Are Canadian public editors and ombuds independent enough to do their jobs?
1 year ago

Are Canadian public editors and ombuds independent enough to do their jobs?

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By Jane Gerster

In her first column as the Toronto Star’s public editor, Sharon Burnside wryly noted, “Readers will look after the swelled head.” It was… Continue Reading Are Canadian public editors and ombuds independent enough to do their jobs?

Globe and Mail Public editor: A banner year for investigative journalism
1 year ago

Globe and Mail Public editor: A banner year for investigative journalism

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail

It has been a banner year for investigative journalism in Canada. Witness the recent spate of awards for work that uncovers malfeasance… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public editor: A banner year for investigative journalism