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Kathy English

Toronto Star Public Editor: Jeopardy! headline a case study on need to clearly label opinion content
5 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Jeopardy! headline a case study on need to clearly label opinion content

Headline presented Alex Trebek’s feelings for big winner as fact, when it was actually the columnist’s own view.
Toronto Star Public Editor: Who can you really trust for news?
5 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Who can you really trust for news?

‘As mishaps of misinformation and disasters of disinformation spread through the digital ecosystem, determining who you can trust for news and verified information is more important than ever.’
TORONTO STAR PUBLIC EDITOR: Readers need to distinguish news from opinion
5 years ago

TORONTO STAR PUBLIC EDITOR: Readers need to distinguish news from opinion

The Star must draw clearer distinction between news and opinion.
Toronto Star Public Editor: More discussion about demeaning team names needed
6 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: More discussion about demeaning team names needed

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star Can we talk, please, about that baseball team from Cleveland that dare not speak its name on this particular page of the Toronto Star. It’s not surprising that some readers are vexed and…
Toronto Star Public Editor: When does The Star report race of suspects wanted by police?
6 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: When does The Star report race of suspects wanted by police?

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star A reader’s good question about the Toronto Star’s reporting of the race of suspects wanted by police raised relevant points demanding further inquiry. “I am curious about the application of the Toronto Star’s…
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