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Ethics

The real consequences of fake news
3 years 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.
What to do when the pressure is on
4 years ago

What to do when the pressure is on

Journalists can face intimidation from sources, police and government. Here’s how to push back.
Toronto Star accused of copying a field trip guide
4 years 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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To publish or unpublish?
4 years ago

To publish or unpublish?

The long-life of news online means we have to consider a lot when deciding to unpublish a story.

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Running the clock on fair response
4 years ago

Running the clock on fair response

When you can publish at the push of a button, what constitutes adequate time for fair response?

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Live Blog: Fact, Fiction and Fake News
4 years ago

Live Blog: Fact, Fiction and Fake News

By  •  Ethics

Liveblog from Sheridan College featuring leaders in Canadian journalism.

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Facebook Faceoff
4 years ago

Facebook Faceoff

By  •  Ethics

Active shootings and social media verification.

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Irving vs. Poitras
4 years ago

Irving vs. Poitras

By  •  News, Ethics
By Grant Buckler Canadian Journalists for Free Expression is protesting a complaint made by J.D. Irving Co. of New Brunswick against Jacques Poitras, a provincial affairs reporter with CBC in New Brunswick. William McDowell of the Toronto law firm Lenczner…