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Shooting War: Covering 50 Years of Conflict

Shooting War: Covering 50 Years of Conflict

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Following on from the work of University of Toronto’s Professor Anthony Feinstein, The Globe and Mail presents Shooting War: Covering 50 Years of Conflict. For the first time in history,… Continue Reading Shooting War: Covering 50 Years of Conflict

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:… Continue Reading Trust, Truth and Trump

How-to: Visual Journalism and the Tools for Success in 2019

How-to: Visual Journalism and the Tools for Success in 2019

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Visual journalism is a storytelling technique used by media companies around the world, using graphics, like maps and charts, to help visualize data and tell stories. We’re kicking off our… Continue Reading How-to: Visual Journalism and the Tools for Success in 2019

Globe and Mail Public Editor: No need to offer ‘false balance’ to anti-vaxxers
2 months ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: No need to offer ‘false balance’ to anti-vaxxers

Anti-vaxxers are up in arms about negative media coverage of their cause. Considering the timing, this is a little surprising: measles, a potentially life-threatening disease especially for unvaccinated babies… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: No need to offer ‘false balance’ to anti-vaxxers

Chop Suey Nation Book Launch

Chop Suey Nation Book Launch

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How is it that chop suey can be found in virtually every small town in Canada? Is chop suey “authentic?” What does it mean to tie one’s livelihood to ancestral… Continue Reading Chop Suey Nation Book Launch

Curious Minds Weekend // Beyond the Story with The Globe and Mail’s Mark MacKinnon

Curious Minds Weekend // Beyond the Story with The Globe and Mail’s Mark MacKinnon

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On the ground around the world, The Globe and Mail’s foreign correspondents give voices to citizens facing injustice and tell the stories that need to be told in a fearless pursuit… Continue Reading Curious Minds Weekend // Beyond the Story with The Globe and Mail’s Mark MacKinnon

A case study in nondisclosures
4 months ago

A case study in nondisclosures

(Disclosure: I’m the full-time paid publisher of Briarpatch Magazine, a volunteer board member of the Media Co-op, CEO of the currently inactive environmental consulting company Porpoise B Consulting, and freelance… Continue Reading A case study in nondisclosures

Globe and Mail public editor: When a private school’s history goes public
6 months ago

Globe and Mail public editor: When a private school’s history goes public

A few readers, graduates of St. Michael’s College, were upset with The Globe and Mail’s coverage of their school these past two weeks. Toronto police are investigating allegations of… Continue Reading Globe and Mail public editor: When a private school’s history goes public

How representative are Canadian newsrooms, actually?
6 months ago

How representative are Canadian newsrooms, actually?

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Racialized journalists are trying to create change in a predominantly white industry, but say support needs to come from the top.
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