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How do we hold news media accountable?
2 months ago

How do we hold news media accountable?

Coverage of the Toronto van tragedy demonstrates how ethical lapses erode public trust, writes Amira Elghawaby.
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“In the end all that matters is how we treat each other”
3 months ago

“In the end all that matters is how we treat each other”

Karen Fraser, the owner of the home where remains of alleged victims of Bruce McArthur were found, has seen the best and worst of reporter behaviour.
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Going undercover justified by compelling public interest
8 months ago

Going undercover justified by compelling public interest

Toronto Star reporter Sara Mojtehedzadeh explains why she went undercover to tell the stories of temp workers.
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The real consequences of fake news
12 months ago

The real consequences of fake news

Fake news, or fabricated content deceptively presented as real news, has garnered a lot of interest since the U.S. presidential election last fall.
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What to do when the pressure is on
1 year ago

What to do when the pressure is on

Journalists can face intimidation from sources, police and government. Here’s how to push back.
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Toronto Star accused of copying a field trip guide
1 year ago

Toronto Star accused of copying a field trip guide

By  •  News, Ethics

The CEO of Attractions Ontario says the Star’s field trip guide, which recently won an award, bears a number of similarities to theirs — a claim the Star disputes.

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