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Ethics

How do we hold news media accountable?
4 years ago

How do we hold news media accountable?

Coverage of the Toronto van tragedy demonstrates how ethical lapses erode public trust, writes Amira Elghawaby.
“In the end all that matters is how we treat each other”
4 years ago

“In the end all that matters is how we treat each other”

Karen Fraser, the owner of the home where remains of alleged victims of Bruce McArthur were found, has seen the best and worst of reporter behaviour.
Going undercover justified by compelling public interest
5 years ago

Going undercover justified by compelling public interest

Toronto Star reporter Sara Mojtehedzadeh explains why she went undercover to tell the stories of temp workers.
What journalists get wrong when telling stories about trans and genderqueer people
5 years ago

What journalists get wrong when telling stories about trans and genderqueer people

A recent National Post column by Christie Blatchford illustrates what not to do when telling stories about transgender people.
Carol Off’s new book raises questions about the reporter-source relationship
5 years ago

Carol Off’s new book raises questions about the reporter-source relationship

The As It Happen’s host helped the family of a source she interviewed in Afghanistan come to Canada.
The real consequences of fake news
5 years ago

The real consequences of fake news

Fake news, or fabricated content deceptively presented as real news, has garnered a lot of interest since the U.S. presidential election last fall.
What to do when the pressure is on
5 years ago

What to do when the pressure is on

Journalists can face intimidation from sources, police and government. Here’s how to push back.
Toronto Star accused of copying a field trip guide
5 years ago

Toronto Star accused of copying a field trip guide

By  •  News, Ethics

The CEO of Attractions Ontario says the Star’s field trip guide, which recently won an award, bears a number of similarities to theirs — a claim the Star disputes.

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