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Kathy English

Toronto Star Public Editor: The good news about trust in the media
3 months ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: The good news about trust in the media

There is some good news about the bad news about global trust in journalism: In Canada, trust in journalists has risen significantly, as has trust in traditional media overall.

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Toronto Star Public Editor: Timeless principles guide corrections in digital era
4 months ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Timeless principles guide corrections in digital era

Corrections are complex business these days when news organizations deliver information via print, on web and mobile apps, social media, video, newsletters, push notifications and voice personal assistants
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Toronto Star Public Editor: Children in the news always require special consideration
5 months ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Children in the news always require special consideration

As the Star reported this week, the Toronto District School Board says it never discussed the implications of allowing an 11-year-old girl to speak to a barrage of reporters after… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Children in the news always require special consideration

Toronto Star Public Editor: Journalistic standards protect against fake news
6 months ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Journalistic standards protect against fake news

The Washington Post provided journalists and readers with a textbook example of journalistic due diligence, writes the Star’s public editor
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Toronto Star Public Editor: We need more women’s voices in the news
7 months ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: We need more women’s voices in the news

Studies continue to show news stories still quote more male voices than female — by a wide margin. Women’s realities need, and should, be reflected and it can be done
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Toronto Star Public Editor: Who can you really trust for news?
8 months ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Who can you really trust for news?

‘As mishaps of misinformation and disasters of disinformation spread through the digital ecosystem, determining who you can trust for news and verified information is more important than ever.’
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