Toronto Star public editor Kathy English explains the dfiference in perception between journalists and the public when it comes to the paper's reporting about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.
Following the Ontario Press Council's dismissal of complaints against The Globe and Mail for its coverage of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, public editor Sylvia Stead provides the backstory on the paper's allegations that Ford sold hashish as a young man.
Education Editor Melanie Coulson reports on media consultant Mario Garcia's recent presentation to staff at the Ottawa Citizen, in which he said the next wave of storytelling should consider platforms from the moment of conception.
J-Source earned a nomination for Best Online-Only Article or Series of Articles for its analysis of the so-called Crackgate affair in the Canadian Online Publishing Awards.
The Canadian Press recently released a new social media policy, which was in the works for months. Here, the newswire's director of digital Andrew Lundy explains the thinking that went into creating CP’s six rules of thumb for social media.
Ottawa Citizen editor and Carleton University instructor takes over the education section.
As a recent Poynter study suggests, journalists and educators have always disagreed about the value and scope of journalism education. For real innovation, j-schools should look to other academic disciplines, not just the industry, for guidance, writes Maija Saari, the academic chair for the School of Communications, Media and Design at Centennial College.