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Sylvia Stead

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Decision to publish gay Chechens story made after exhausting ‘all avenues’
5 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Decision to publish gay Chechens story made after exhausting ‘all avenues’

Last week a reader wondered, on Twitter, whether stories by John Ibbitson on Canada’s clandestine project to evacuate gay men from Russia to Canada “put gay Chechen refugees (or continuance of the program) at risk?” It’s an important question. Mr.…
Globe and Mail Public Editor: Evidence suggests Jays game racism story is fair
6 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Evidence suggests Jays game racism story is fair

By Sylvia Stead for The Globe and Mail I get a lot of passionate e-mails from readers, especially sports fans and political partisans, who have strong feelings about whether a column is fair or a story is accurate. This week,…
Globe and Mail Public Editor: The call for more Paralympic coverage
6 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: The call for more Paralympic coverage

By Sylvia Stead for The Globe and Mail Sports readers always have strong opinions about the most important story, what demands coverage and how prominent it should be. Football across the country, hockey of course, baseball across North America, U.K.…
Globe public editor: Ghomeshi coverage was warranted, necessary
6 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…