Business journalist Karen Ho tweeted about how the media industry treats young journalists poorly and what she sees as the unfortunate ramifications of such treatment.
Category: Opinion & Analysis
In the stories about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s cancer diagnosis, many people are talking about his “fight” and his “battle” against the disease and noting his strong personality. But are these militaristic metaphors really helpful to people across the country who are dealing with various forms of cancer?
By Sylvia Stead, public editor of The Globe and Mail A reader from Stratford, Ont., asked this question about travel articles: “Increasingly travel articles in The Globe contain the disclaimer that the writer was a...
A five-week campaign shortens the window for achieving balance in news coverage and the immediacy of digital platforms adds to the challenge. Candidates and their supporters are quick to notice deficiencies, both real and perceived.
The ombudsman said that certain statements made by As It Happens to be very close to defamatory and while it is unlikely the elderly members of a religious order in Ireland would take legal action over malicious statements made by a radio program in Canada, professional journalistic standards and simple decency require As It Happens to publicly correct the false claims they have made.