Opinion and Analysis

Jun 23, 2014 - Posted by Bruce Gillespie

Did the Globe’s editor-in-chief really overrule his editorial board’s election endorsement? Not likely, writes former long-time staffer Michael Valpy.

Jun 20, 2014 - Posted by Bruce Gillespie

On most days the Toronto Star falls short of producing a newspaper and website that look like the Toronto we see when we walk our streets, says public editor Kathy English.

Jun 17, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

The Web provides an easy way to read great long-form pieces that are packaged more like a magazine article, writes public editor Sylvia Stead.

Jun 17, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

CBC ombudsman Esther Enkin found that while a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin on The National was not flattering, it was based on an analysis of the facts and it did provide some understanding of his style and why he is supported by many Russians.

Jun 17, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Letters that are well written, respect the word count and are timely and topical stand a good chance of being published, writes Brunswick News ombudswoman Patricia Graham.

Jun 17, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

A Globe editorial simultaneously denounced the display, but we have to report the news, writes public editor Sylvia Stead.

Jun 17, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Sometimes it is as important to say what is not known as what is, writes CBC ombudsman Esther Enkin.

Jun 16, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

In recent years, some newspapers are beginning to report on suicides, in particular those that highlight wider societal issues such as bullying or homophobia, writes Brunswick News ombudswoman Patricia Graham.

Jun 16, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

The Globe and Mail's public editor Sylvia Stead wants to hear from readers about when an individual's age should be included in an article. 

Jun 16, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

An audience member complained that showing a “Vote Justin Trudeau” sign held by demonstrators at a 4/20 rally indicated bias and endorsed the Liberal Party and Trudeau’s position on legalizing cannabis. But the CBC ombudsman's Esther Enkin disagreed.

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