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Toronto Star Public Editor: What did Ford say? It’s far from clear
4 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: What did Ford say? It’s far from clear

While I do believe what Rob Ford said matters to the historical and public record of Ford’s troubled tenure – and to the journalistic record of covering this wild story — I do not see any clear answers regarding Ford’s exact words.
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Toronto Star Public Editor: Updating the bear facts
4 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Updating the bear facts

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star “Did Nunavut hunter shoot grizzly-polar bear hybrid?” read a headline in the Toronto Star some six weeks ago. As it turns out, the answer to that question is no. The bear that Inuit…
Toronto Star Public Editor: Estimating crowd sizes is always tricky
4 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Estimating crowd sizes is always tricky

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star Canada’s new National Newsmedia Council has dismissed – with reservation – a complaint about the Toronto Star’s March report of the Ford family event held at the Toronto Congress Centre to celebrate the…
Toronto Star public editor: Is court-ordered secrecy futile in the digital age?
4 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: Is court-ordered secrecy futile in the digital age?

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star Reporting on the tabloid tizzy over a British court order blocking British media from publishing details of a celebrity sex scandal has embroiled the Toronto Star in a global controversy about press freedom…
Toronto Star public editor: Does survival of investigative journalism depend on collaboration over competition?
4 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: Does survival of investigative journalism depend on collaboration over competition?

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star (ICIJ) came calling for Canadian journalists who could put collaboration above competition to investigate a gigantic global data leak, it is not surprising they reached out to the Toronto Star’s Rob Cribb. The…