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How beat reporting in 2019 works at 3 different-sized outlets across Canada
2 months 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
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Toronto Star public editor: Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s powerful defence of truth is truly inspiring
3 months 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.
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Toronto Star Public Editor: Lessons from the eye of a global media storm
4 months 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.
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Toronto Star Public Editor: Western media’s failure to properly cover the developing world
10 months 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.

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

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Irene Gentle named Toronto Star editor
11 months ago

Irene Gentle named Toronto Star editor

Gentle becomes the first woman to hold this position in the Toronto Star’s 126-year history.
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Toronto Star Public Editor: Do journalists and the public understand each other?
11 months ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Do journalists and the public understand each other?

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?