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Trust, Truth and Trump

Trust, Truth and Trump

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Margaret Sullivan became The Washington Post’s media columnist in 2016 – the same year Donald Trump was elected president. Since then, she’s cast her critic’s eye across the journalism landscape: from the troubling “conjoined twins” relationship between Trump and Fox…
Ryerson Review of Journalism takes on Ford and Trump
1 year ago

Ryerson Review of Journalism takes on Ford and Trump

The 2019 editor goes inside the 35-year-old student magazine’s ominous cover package
Can a news media that doesn’t really oppose fascism ever cover it well?
1 year ago

Can a news media that doesn’t really oppose fascism ever cover it well?

Despite an endless cycle of missteps, call-outs and apologies, Canadian journalism has a terrible track record holding far-right groups to account – whether they’re in the streets or public office. Until there’s a much deeper reckoning, it’s unlikely to get any better
How journalists can rebut Trump’s ‘fake news’ claim
2 years ago

How journalists can rebut Trump’s ‘fake news’ claim

"Solutions journalism" aims to give more prominence to solution-oriented narratives. It reports on responses to social problems by moving the solutions out of the footnotes.
Susanne Craig – How Trump Got Rich: The Real Story

Susanne Craig – How Trump Got Rich: The Real Story

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With her recent bombshell New York Times front-page story, investigative reporter Susanne Craig helped debunk President Trump’s claim of being a self-made billionaire. For more than a year, Craig and two colleagues followed an unwieldy paper trail, documenting deliberate tax…
Trump insider David Pecker leaving Postmedia board of directors
2 years ago

Trump insider David Pecker leaving Postmedia board of directors

The CEO of American Media Inc., publisher of the tabloid National Enquirer, was reported last week to have been granted immunity by U.S. federal prosecutors.
Journalism’s secret friend?
3 years ago

Journalism’s secret friend?

Donald Trump may be ushering in a golden age of journalism.
Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US media’s Trump coverage, says Toronto Star’s Washington correspondent
3 years ago

Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US media’s Trump coverage, says Toronto Star’s Washington correspondent

By Michael Ott for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre The loss of trust between the media and audiences that has characterised the Donald Trump era in the United States also played out when Rob Ford was mayor of Toronto, says…