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Globe and Mail Public Editor: Knowing about local communities is important right of the public
4 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Knowing about local communities is important right of the public

Authorities instinctively put a positive spin on everything and avoid talking about painful problems, but the journalist’s instinct is to pick at that scab.
Globe and Mail Public Editor: Public Editor: With headlines, the details matter
5 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Public Editor: With headlines, the details matter

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail In these times of political spin, contradictions, obfuscation and, at times, outright lies, readers expect to see not only the articles, but also the headlines, reflect the truth as best they can.…
Globe and Mail Public Editor: Journalism needs to focus on accuracy, fairness and independence
5 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Journalism needs to focus on accuracy, fairness and independence

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail Words matter, accuracy matters, fairness matters, independence matters. With journalism under attack these days south of the border, journalists need to focus on the basics of the craft and not become defensive…
Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse
5 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star What if all the women who have faced bullying and harassment in online spaces stood together and decided we will not take it any more? What if all the women — and men…
Globe and Mail Public Editor: Lines between opinion, analysis and news need to be clearer
5 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Lines between opinion, analysis and news need to be clearer

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail Globe readers had reason to be confused this week. A few were puzzled by two instances of columnists who were writing either opinion, analysis or politics. So now you are probably confused…
Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy demands media literacy
5 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy demands media literacy

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star Dear readers: What do you want to know about the Toronto Star’s journalism in this digital age? How can we help you better understand the culture of journalism — why and how journalists…
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