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Globe and Mail public editor: Breakfast meetings with senator OK under Globe code of conduct
7 years ago

Globe and Mail public editor: Breakfast meetings with senator OK under Globe code of conduct

By Sylvia Stead, for the Globe and Mail Last week, an arbitration review of Senate expenses by former Supreme Court justice Ian Binnie cut the amount of disputed expenses owed by 14 senators. And when the RCMP dropped its…
Globe Public Editor: A parliamentary committee to save the news? Good luck with that
7 years ago

Globe Public Editor: A parliamentary committee to save the news? Good luck with that

  By Sylvia Stead, for the Globe and Mail This week in Ottawa, Parliament’s Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage began to study how Canadians “are informed about local and regional experiences” by the media, whether broadcasting, digital or print. It’s…
Toronto Star public editor: Cartoonists and the freedom to offend
7 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: Cartoonists and the freedom to offend

By Kathy English, for the Toronto Star Just as opinion columnists have wide latitude to express views that some readers may find offensive, so too do editorial cartoonists have considerable freedom to offend. Freedom of expression can be a messy…
Globe public editor: Ghomeshi coverage was warranted, necessary
7 years ago

Globe public editor: Ghomeshi coverage was warranted, necessary

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail The Jian Ghomeshi trial on charges of sexual assault and choking has concluded and we won’t know the verdict until March 24 when Justice William B. Horkins rules in front of what…