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investigative reporting

A journalist’s take on reporting with unreliable narrators
5 days ago

A journalist’s take on reporting with unreliable narrators

What investigating gambling taught me about accurately bridging gaps between perception and reality
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.
Big stories from small places
5 years ago

Big stories from small places

Small newsrooms are filling important investigative gaps – but it isn’t easy.
Stronger together: How journalists can collaborate
5 years ago

Stronger together: How journalists can collaborate

Joint investigations have demonstrated the potential of working together for the greater good.
Live Blog: The Democracy Project
5 years ago

Live Blog: The Democracy Project

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Not fake news
5 years ago

Not fake news

Mainstream media can still effect social change.
Reporters need to dig deeper into crime maps to tell the whole story
6 years ago

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

By  •  Learn, Research

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

Are Canadian public editors and ombuds independent enough to do their jobs?
6 years ago

Are Canadian public editors and ombuds independent enough to do their jobs?

By  •  Ethics, News
By Jane Gerster In her first column as the Toronto Star’s public editor, Sharon Burnside wryly noted, “Readers will look after the swelled head.” It was March 2005 and she’d held the post all of seven hours, had already written…
Globe and Mail Public editor: A banner year for investigative journalism
6 years ago

Globe and Mail Public editor: A banner year for investigative journalism

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail It has been a banner year for investigative journalism in Canada. Witness the recent spate of awards for work that uncovers malfeasance or shines a light on deeply ingrained societal prejudices and…