As newsrooms shrink across the country, editors are seeking a balance between keeping up with daily demands and developing areas of expertise
Read More Continue Reading How beat reporting in 2019 works at 3 different-sized outlets across Canada
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.
Read More Continue Reading Toronto Star public editor: Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s powerful defence of truth is truly inspiring
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.
Read More Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Lessons from the eye of a global media storm
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… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Trust Project aims to fight public skepticism about the news media
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… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Western media’s failure to properly cover the developing world
Irene Gentle’s appointment as editor is a historic first — but the new Toronto Star editor is looking forward.
Read More Continue Reading We talked to new Toronto Star editor Irene Gentle about what comes next
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.
Gentle takes the helm from Michael Cooke, who announced he was leaving the Star in March.
Read More Continue Reading Memo: Irene Gentle appointed Editor of the Toronto Star
Readers, do we understand each other?
As consumers of news and information, do you have a clear sense of the how and why of journalism and its role in a… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Do journalists and the public understand each other?