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Mainstream media blew Trump coverage — and now risks doing the same with the PPC
1 year ago

Mainstream media blew Trump coverage — and now risks doing the same with the PPC

If this sort of sympathetic coverage of Maxime Bernier and his PPC seems familiar, that’s because it should
Ryerson Review of Journalism takes on Ford and Trump
4 years ago

Ryerson Review of Journalism takes on Ford and Trump

The 2019 editor goes inside the 35-year-old student magazine’s ominous cover package
Can a news media that doesn’t really oppose fascism ever cover it well?
4 years ago

Can a news media that doesn’t really oppose fascism ever cover it well?

Despite an endless cycle of missteps, call-outs and apologies, Canadian journalism has a terrible track record holding far-right groups to account – whether they’re in the streets or public office. Until there’s a much deeper reckoning, it’s unlikely to get any better
How journalists can rebut Trump’s ‘fake news’ claim
4 years ago

How journalists can rebut Trump’s ‘fake news’ claim

"Solutions journalism" aims to give more prominence to solution-oriented narratives. It reports on responses to social problems by moving the solutions out of the footnotes.
Trump insider David Pecker leaving Postmedia board of directors
4 years ago

Trump insider David Pecker leaving Postmedia board of directors

The CEO of American Media Inc., publisher of the tabloid National Enquirer, was reported last week to have been granted immunity by U.S. federal prosecutors.
Journalism’s secret friend?
5 years ago

Journalism’s secret friend?

Donald Trump may be ushering in a golden age of journalism.
Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US media’s Trump coverage, says Toronto Star’s Washington correspondent
6 years ago

Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US media’s Trump coverage, says Toronto Star’s Washington correspondent

By Michael Ott for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre The loss of trust between the media and audiences that has characterised the Donald Trump era in the United States also played out when Rob Ford was mayor of Toronto, says…