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Trump and why emotion triumphs over fact when everyone is the media
2 years ago

Trump and why emotion triumphs over fact when everyone is the media

By Alfred Hermida for The Conversation

The playwright Arthur Miller mused in 1961: “A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.” The assertion seems oddly quaint now –… Continue Reading Trump and why emotion triumphs over fact when everyone is the media

Toronto Star Public Editor: I should have listened to my dad about Donald Trump
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: I should have listened to my dad about Donald Trump

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

“We, the media, were also on the ballot.”

– NBC anchor Lester Holt.

“To put it bluntly, the media missed the story. Make… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: I should have listened to my dad about Donald Trump

Canadian front pages after U.S. Election
2 years ago

Canadian front pages after U.S. Election

By  •  Politics

On Nov. 8 American voters had their say—and they chose Donald Trump. The Republican nominee won 276 electoral college votes, with his win declared in the early hours of Nov.… Continue Reading Canadian front pages after U.S. Election

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Shooting the messenger—Trump’s toxic impact on journalism
2 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Shooting the messenger—Trump’s toxic impact on journalism

By Sylvia Stead for The Globe and Mail

In just over a week, the United States will go to the polls in an election that has been unprecedented – not… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Shooting the messenger—Trump’s toxic impact on journalism

CBC Ombudsman: Donald Trump’s Ban on Muslims
3 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Donald Trump’s Ban on Muslims

By Esther Enkin for the CBC

The complainant, E. Gelb, accused CBC of bias by omission in a story that dealt with Donald Trump’s call for a ban on Muslim… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Donald Trump’s Ban on Muslims