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Toronto Star public editor: When it’s more than a ‘typo’
6 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: When it’s more than a ‘typo’

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star Sometimes a typo published in the Star is just that, a regrettable slip of the finger that makes little difference to readers’ understanding of the news at hand. Vigilant Star readers report dozens…
Globe public editor: Caution should be exercised in coverage of Zika virus
6 years ago

Globe public editor: Caution should be exercised in coverage of Zika virus

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail The Zika virus and the health fears have grabbed the attention of the public and the media. While the interest is there, there have also been calls to use caution in the…
Globe public editor: Media hurting but still producing memorable journalism
6 years ago

Globe public editor: Media hurting but still producing memorable journalism

By Sylvia Stead for the Globe and Mail It has been a bad week for journalism: 200 jobs lost in the broadcast and publishing wings of Rogers Media, and the closing of one of the nation’s oldest daily newspapers. The…
Toronto Star public editor: It’s never too late to correct the historical record
6 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: It’s never too late to correct the historical record

What did Pierre Trudeau actually say about Richard Nixon upon learning that the president had called him an ‘asshole’? Likely, not exactly what we think.
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Toronto Star public editor: When you were the editor
6 years ago

Toronto Star public editor: When you were the editor

The almost 10,600 readers who played ‘You be the Editor’ agreed with the Star’s judgment calls in two-thirds of cases.
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