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Toronto Star Public Editor: The good news about trust in the media
3 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: The good news about trust in the media

There is some good news about the bad news about global trust in journalism: In Canada, trust in journalists has risen significantly, as has trust in traditional media overall. According to the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer released this week, 61…
Michael Cooke leaving the Toronto Star
3 years ago

Michael Cooke leaving the Toronto Star

By  •  News, People
Michael Cooke, the editor who shepherded the Toronto Star through the mayoralty of Rob Ford and the launch and subsequent closure of its tablet edition, will step down from his post at the beginning of June. In a statement released
Toronto Star Public Editor: Timeless principles guide corrections in digital era
3 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Timeless principles guide corrections in digital era

Corrections are complex business these days when news organizations deliver information via print, on web and mobile apps, social media, video, newsletters, push notifications and voice personal assistants
Torstar reports Q4 profit as cost-cutting offsets impact of lower revenue
3 years ago

Torstar reports Q4 profit as cost-cutting offsets impact of lower revenue

Operating revenue was $169.34 million in the three months ended Dec. 31, down from $188.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Why the Toronto Star internship program was unique
3 years ago

Why the Toronto Star internship program was unique

By  •  News, Labour
Educators, former interns, reflect on the Toronto Star’s internship program, which was suspended last week.
Toronto Star putting internship programs on indefinite hiatus
3 years ago

Toronto Star putting internship programs on indefinite hiatus

Number of cuts come two weeks before Torstar Q4 results to be announced.
Toronto Star Public Editor: Children in the news always require special consideration
4 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Children in the news always require special consideration

As the Star reported this week, the Toronto District School Board says it never discussed the implications of allowing an 11-year-old girl to speak to a barrage of reporters after she had made false allegations that her hijab had been…
NASH80—CUP’s annual journalism conference

NASH80—CUP’s annual journalism conference

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The annual gathering of the country’s student journalists is coming to Toronto in 2018 for its 80th anniversary. Hosted by The Eyeopener, Ryerson University’s independent student paper, NASH80 will celebrate and continue the tradition of the Canadian University Press We…
Toronto Star Public Editor: What’s written in the stars?
4 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: What’s written in the stars?

Astrology is not science, so why do serious news organizations still publish daily horoscopes?
Toronto Star Public Editor: Journalistic standards protect against fake news
4 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Journalistic standards protect against fake news

The Washington Post provided journalists and readers with a textbook example of journalistic due diligence, writes the Star’s public editor
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