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
The annual gathering of the country’s student journalists is coming to Toronto in 2018 for its 80th anniversary. Hosted by The Eyeopener, Ryerson University’s independent student paper, NASH80 will celebrate… Continue Reading NASH80—CUP’s annual journalism conference
Astrology is not science, so why do serious news organizations still publish daily horoscopes?
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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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Join some of the Canada’s most prolific investigative reporters, developers, coders and data advocates for a one-day data journalism symposium.
Delve into the strategies they use to turn terabytes of… Continue Reading Data Driven – Presented by Humber College School of Media Studies
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 reporter Sara Mojtehedzadeh explains why she went undercover to tell the stories of temp workers.
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Headline presented Alex Trebek’s feelings for big winner as fact, when it was actually the columnist’s own view.
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