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Trust, Truth and Trump

Trust, Truth and Trump

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Margaret Sullivan became The Washington Post’s media columnist in 2016 – the same year Donald Trump was elected president. Since then, she’s cast her critic’s eye across the journalism landscape: from the troubling “conjoined twins” relationship between Trump and Fox…
Morale described as ‘grim’ at Globe and Mail newsroom in lead-up to voluntary buyout offer
3 years ago

Morale described as ‘grim’ at Globe and Mail newsroom in lead-up to voluntary buyout offer

The paper will cut $10-million in labour costs, publisher told staff, and employees can accept voluntary package until May 29  
How-to: Visual Journalism and the Tools for Success in 2019

How-to: Visual Journalism and the Tools for Success in 2019

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Visual journalism is a storytelling technique used by media companies around the world, using graphics, like maps and charts, to help visualize data and tell stories. We’re kicking off our 2019 events calendar with guest speaker Matthew Frehner, Head of…
Globe and Mail Public Editor: No need to offer ‘false balance’ to anti-vaxxers
3 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: No need to offer ‘false balance’ to anti-vaxxers

Anti-vaxxers are up in arms about negative media coverage of their cause. Considering the timing, this is a little surprising: measles, a potentially life-threatening disease especially for unvaccinated babies or people with suppressed immune systems, is on the rise, thanks…
Chop Suey Nation Book Launch

Chop Suey Nation Book Launch

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How is it that chop suey can be found in virtually every small town in Canada? Is chop suey “authentic?” What does it mean to tie one’s livelihood to ancestral food, which forms the heart and soul of life in…
Curious Minds Weekend // Beyond the Story with The Globe and Mail’s Mark MacKinnon

Curious Minds Weekend // Beyond the Story with The Globe and Mail’s Mark MacKinnon

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On the ground around the world, The Globe and Mail’s foreign correspondents give voices to citizens facing injustice and tell the stories that need to be told in a fearless pursuit of the truth. Mark MacKinnon’s international coverage for The…
A case study in nondisclosures
3 years ago

A case study in nondisclosures

(Disclosure: I’m the full-time paid publisher of Briarpatch Magazine, a volunteer board member of the Media Co-op, CEO of the currently inactive environmental consulting company Porpoise B Consulting, and freelance journalist. My partner is a designer for the CBC, not…
Globe and Mail public editor: When a private school’s history goes public
3 years ago

Globe and Mail public editor: When a private school’s history goes public

A few readers, graduates of St. Michael’s College, were upset with The Globe and Mail’s coverage of their school these past two weeks. Toronto police are investigating allegations of assault and sexual assault connected to the Catholic boys’ school after…
How representative are Canadian newsrooms, actually?
4 years ago

How representative are Canadian newsrooms, actually?

By  •  Work, Labour, People
Racialized journalists are trying to create change in a predominantly white industry, but say support needs to come from the top.
Globe and Mail workers could be off the job by midnight Wednesday: union
4 years ago

Globe and Mail workers could be off the job by midnight Wednesday: union

By  •  News, Labour
A strike appears to be looming at the Globe and Mail. The union representing editorial, circulation and advertising sales workers at the Globe says they could be on strike by midnight Wednesday. Unifor says the 320 members are seeking pension…
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