It is not news to tell you we are in the midst of a global crisis in media trust.
While I find some consolation in the fact that recent studies… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Trust Project aims to fight public skepticism about the news media
Conflicts, coups and catastrophes: These are the stories Canadians are most often told about the world beyond our borders.
Media coverage of international affairs has long been driven by dramatic… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Western media’s failure to properly cover the developing world
Irene Gentle’s appointment as editor is a historic first — but the new Toronto Star editor is looking forward.
Read More Continue Reading We talked to new Toronto Star editor Irene Gentle about what comes next
The headline, published in the newspaper and online this week, reported on yet another victim of the terrible toll of Toronto’s deadly streets: “Elderly pedestrian killed at crosswalk,” it stated.
Gentle takes the helm from Michael Cooke, who announced he was leaving the Star in March.
Read More Continue Reading Memo: Irene Gentle appointed Editor of the Toronto Star
Readers, do we understand each other?
As consumers of news and information, do you have a clear sense of the how and why of journalism and its role in a… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Do journalists and the public understand each other?
Print and online editions of the Star now feature business articles from The Wall Street Journal.
Read More Continue Reading Toronto Star partners with The Wall Street Journal for business coverage
We all need to be news wise during an election campaign.
Democracy depends on informed voters, and to be fully informed, voters depend largely on the media for news and… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Media savvy kids are vital to future of democracy
Not enough time or not enough confidence? Why don’t women write more letters to the editor? Public Editor Kathy English wants to know.
Read More Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Where are the voices of women on the letters page?