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Toronto Star Public Editor: Best practices in identifying sexual assault complainants
4 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Best practices in identifying sexual assault complainants

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star  It has long been the Toronto Star’s policy not to name the victims of alleged sexual assault. That is in line with provisions of Canada’s Criminal Code, which makes a ban on publication…
Toronto Star public editor: Cartoonists and the freedom to offend
4 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: Cartoonists and the freedom to offend

By Kathy English, for the Toronto Star Just as opinion columnists have wide latitude to express views that some readers may find offensive, so too do editorial cartoonists have considerable freedom to offend. Freedom of expression can be a messy…
Toronto Star public editor: When it’s more than a ‘typo’
4 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: When it’s more than a ‘typo’

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star Sometimes a typo published in the Star is just that, a regrettable slip of the finger that makes little difference to readers’ understanding of the news at hand. Vigilant Star readers report dozens…
Toronto Star public editor: It’s never too late to correct the historical record
5 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: It’s never too late to correct the historical record

What did Pierre Trudeau actually say about Richard Nixon upon learning that the president had called him an ‘asshole’? Likely, not exactly what we think.
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Toronto Star public editor: When you were the editor
5 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: When you were the editor

The almost 10,600 readers who played ‘You be the Editor’ agreed with the Star’s judgment calls in two-thirds of cases.
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