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Ethics

To publish or unpublish?
5 years ago

To publish or unpublish?

The long-life of news online means we have to consider a lot when deciding to unpublish a story.

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Running the clock on fair response
5 years ago

Running the clock on fair response

When you can publish at the push of a button, what constitutes adequate time for fair response?

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Live Blog: Fact, Fiction and Fake News
5 years ago

Live Blog: Fact, Fiction and Fake News

By  •  Ethics

Liveblog from Sheridan College featuring leaders in Canadian journalism.

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Facebook Faceoff
5 years ago

Facebook Faceoff

By  •  Ethics

Active shootings and social media verification.

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Irving vs. Poitras
5 years ago

Irving vs. Poitras

By  •  News, Ethics
By Grant Buckler Canadian Journalists for Free Expression is protesting a complaint made by J.D. Irving Co. of New Brunswick against Jacques Poitras, a provincial affairs reporter with CBC in New Brunswick. William McDowell of the Toronto law firm Lenczner…
Journalists need to consider the ethics of sourcing stories from Facebook
5 years ago

Journalists need to consider the ethics of sourcing stories from Facebook

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By Krista Simpson For the reporter, Facebook serves a multitude of purposes. It is a place to search for people, to find story ideas and to publicize content. But while the site is both valuable and convenient, reporters still need…
Graphic content: When is it worth airing?
5 years ago

Graphic content: When is it worth airing?

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By Olivia Chandler, Katerina Georgieva, Gregory Furgala and Kieran Delamont On the morning of November 1, 2016, a young male entered Abbotsford Senior Secondary School in British Columbia and stabbed two teenagers at random. A bystander caught the incident on…
Globe and Mail Public Editor: Journalism needs to focus on accuracy, fairness and independence
5 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Journalism needs to focus on accuracy, fairness and independence

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail Words matter, accuracy matters, fairness matters, independence matters. With journalism under attack these days south of the border, journalists need to focus on the basics of the craft and not become defensive…
Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse
5 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star What if all the women who have faced bullying and harassment in online spaces stood together and decided we will not take it any more? What if all the women — and men…
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