Reporters can and should synthesize facts and draw conclusions. In matters of controversy, they are obliged to provide alternate perspectives to that conclusion.
Category: Opinion & Analysis
Sylvia Stead responds to readers’ questions about newspaper endorsements.
The Star is right to take seriously its responsibility to tell you who it supports for public office, writes public editor Kathy English.
The Globe’s questions are not online polls, but surveys of readers’ views.
Are there even jobs for j-students after graduation? Education columnist Janice Tibbetts shares her six-part approach for keeping students motivated while still keeping expectations in check.
Catherine McKercher describes the value of collective power for today’s media workers.
International Reporting Bureau Editor Carey French outlines the challenges facing Canadian media outlets as they struggle to cover international news against a backdrop of dwindling resources.
Western University’s Meredith Levine learned about the important differences between multimedia and multiplatform journalism while at work on a project about chronic vertigo for the CBC.
Support for a national council to be launched in 2015 appears to be consolidating across Canada, writes Toronto Star public editor Kathy English.
There is, in fact, a very real appetite for negative content. Audiences read it, which is why there’s so much of it. But the exponential increase in the volume of content available to us, coupled with the hall-of-mirrors repetition of the worst sorts of news, requires us to be discerning news consumers.