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Hamilton Spectator finds new audience with podcast
3 years ago

Hamilton Spectator finds new audience with podcast

Covering Diane, a podcast produced by the Hamilton Spectator, looks at a murder case that happened over 30 years ago.
Reporting on the trail of a possible serial killer
3 years ago

Reporting on the trail of a possible serial killer

Reporters who have been tracking multiple disappearances of Toronto men in recent years say much needs to be done to hold authorities to account.
How crime reporting ethics shift through cultures
4 years ago

How crime reporting ethics shift through cultures

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Journalists around the world make the mistake of assuming that their journalistic ethical approaches are the best – or only – standards.
Graphic content: When is it worth airing?
4 years ago

Graphic content: When is it worth airing?

By  •  Ethics
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: Thank you, readers, for suggesting we look at solitary confinement
5 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Thank you, readers, for suggesting we look at solitary confinement

By Sylvia Stead for The Globe and Mail In June, I asked readers what issues they felt should go under the media microscope. The Globe and Mail had been honoured for its work on military men and women suffering from…
Reporters need to dig deeper into crime maps to tell the whole story
5 years ago

Reporters need to dig deeper into crime maps to tell the whole story

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New research finds that crime maps released by Canadian police forces only paints a partial picture of what is happening.
Continue Reading Reporters need to dig deeper into crime maps to tell the whole story