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How representative are Canadian newsrooms, actually?
1 year ago

How representative are Canadian newsrooms, actually?

By  •  Work, Labour, People

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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Globe and Mail workers could be off the job by midnight Wednesday: union
1 year ago

Globe and Mail workers could be off the job by midnight Wednesday: union

By  •  News, Labour

A strike appears to be looming at the Globe and Mail.

The union representing editorial, circulation and advertising sales workers at the Globe says they could be on strike by… Continue Reading Globe and Mail workers could be off the job by midnight Wednesday: union

Globe and Mail public editor: Is it news or views?
1 year ago

Globe and Mail public editor: Is it news or views?

The attacks on the media continue south of the border, but in this country, I believe readers understand the importance of fair and accurate news coverage. What a few… Continue Reading Globe and Mail public editor: Is it news or views?

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Sensitivity and respect were primary concerns while producing The Globe’s dementia series
1 year ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Sensitivity and respect were primary concerns while producing The Globe’s dementia series

In covering deeply personal issues, journalism is quite different from the often one-dimensional world of social media. It uncovers how the vulnerable are treated, the problems they face and… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Sensitivity and respect were primary concerns while producing The Globe’s dementia series

Globe and Mail Public Editor: When weighing anonymous voices, consider the source
1 year ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: When weighing anonymous voices, consider the source

Off the record, a source said; a senior government official said on background; according to an insider. How important are anonymous sources in reporting? Overuse or misuse can hurt… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: When weighing anonymous voices, consider the source

Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers
1 year ago

Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers

The Globe and Mail is testing a new feature that could enhance readers’ understanding of its online stories and the mechanics of its journalism.

Globe and Mail reporter Susan… Continue Reading Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Suicide coverage an opportunity to help
1 year ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Suicide coverage an opportunity to help

Two greatly admired and creative people died by suicide this week: On Tuesday, designer Kate Spade, known for her colourful handbags and clothing, and today, chef, traveller and television… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Suicide coverage an opportunity to help

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Cannabis investors have right to know bad news
2 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Cannabis investors have right to know bad news

Shareholders in cannabis firms are anxious about their investments, the profits and the coverage of them. It is seen as riskier than most investments because there is no historical… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Cannabis investors have right to know bad news

Globe and Mail Public Editor: It’s important to be right, not first with the news
2 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: It’s important to be right, not first with the news

The Globe and Mail wasn’t the first media outlet to report the number killed in Toronto’s Monday van rampage. It wasn’t first to report the name of the suspect… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: It’s important to be right, not first with the news

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Remembering the victims
2 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Remembering the victims

A number of readers were angry and upset by a headline and story online about the Winnipeg murder trial of the man charged with killing Tina Fontaine. Canadians were… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Remembering the victims