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Memo: Shree Paradkar named ‘first internal ombud’ at the Toronto Star
1 month ago

Memo: Shree Paradkar named ‘first internal ombud’ at the Toronto Star

By  •  News, People, Memos
‘This role will provide a safe place for BIPOC journalists and all journalists to express editorial-related discrimination and bias concerns if they don’t feel comfortable bringing it to their manager directly.’
Toronto Star editor: Why we’re offering free digital access to essential coronavirus information
6 months ago

Toronto Star editor: Why we’re offering free digital access to essential coronavirus information

By  •  News, Columns
Toronto Star editor Irene Gentle on lifting the paywall on public service coverage
What happened to the Toronto Star’s arts section?
7 months ago

What happened to the Toronto Star’s arts section?

As original coverage is increasingly replaced with U.S. wire copy, gaps in local cultural reporting belie a worrying trend
How beat reporting in 2019 works at 3 different-sized outlets across Canada
1 year ago

How beat reporting in 2019 works at 3 different-sized outlets across Canada

As newsrooms shrink across the country, editors are seeking a balance between keeping up with daily demands and developing areas of expertise
Toronto Star public editor: Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s powerful defence of truth is truly inspiring
2 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s powerful defence of truth is truly inspiring

When Maria Ressa learned, via Twitter, that she was among the group of journalists Time magazine recognized as “Person of the Year” — “Guardians” in the “war on truth” — her immediate thought was sobering, indeed.
Toronto Star Public Editor: Lessons from the eye of a global media storm
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Lessons from the eye of a global media storm

Living in the eye of a global media storm of coverage of an alleged serial killer for the past year, Karen Fraser has learned more than she ever could have imagined about today’s journalists and how they work.
Toronto Star Public Editor: Trust Project aims to fight public skepticism about the news media
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Trust Project aims to fight public skepticism about the news media

It is not news to tell you we are in the midst of a global crisis in media trust. While I find some consolation in the fact that recent studies tell us that Canadians trust their news more than do…
Toronto Star Public Editor: Western media’s failure to properly cover the developing world
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Western media’s failure to properly cover the developing world

Conflicts, coups and catastrophes: These are the stories Canadians are most often told about the world beyond our borders. Media coverage of international affairs has long been driven by dramatic breaking news events while deep reporting on the ongoing issues…
We talked to new Toronto Star editor Irene Gentle about what comes next
2 years ago

We talked to new Toronto Star editor Irene Gentle about what comes next

By  •  News, People
Irene Gentle's appointment as editor is a historic first — but the new Toronto Star editor is looking forward.
Toronto Star Public Editor: The age old issue of reporting on age
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: The age old issue of reporting on age

The headline, published in the newspaper and online this week, reported on yet another victim of the terrible toll of Toronto’s deadly streets: “Elderly pedestrian killed at crosswalk,” it stated. Peter Pellier, a longtime Star reader from Oakville then posed…