Journalists are still conflating sex work with exploitation. Here’s why we have to turn the page
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Among complaints heard from the public was a question on the ethics of publishing an address.
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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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Toronto Star reporter Sara Mojtehedzadeh explains why she went undercover to tell the stories of temp workers.
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A recent National Post column by Christie Blatchford illustrates what not to do when telling stories about transgender people.
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The As It Happen’s host helped the family of a source she interviewed in Afghanistan come to Canada.
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