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Ryerson Review defends its Wentegate analysis By
Brittany Devenyi and
Rhiannon Russell When the
Ryerson Review was initially writing its cover story on the Margaret Wente plagiarism scandal,
The Globe and Mail's publisher
Phillip Crawley told the team of student writers that "If the
Ryerson Review publishes a piece about the
Globe that is balanced and fair, that will be a first." Taking it as a challenge, the students say they were acutely aware of the challenges of writing about one of
Canada's biggest journalism stories of 2012. You can read their defence of their coverage and the
RRJ's original story on J-Source.
Penashue accuses CBC reporter of treating him "unfairly;" adds CBC and Liberals are "like family" By
Tamara Baluja Former Tory Labrador MP
Peter Penashue says CBC reporter
Peter Cowan treated him unfairly and accused the CBC of being like "family" with the Liberals. Cowan stands by his stories, for which he has been nominated for a CAJ Award.
Community curation website Newsana launches By
Tamara Baluja Newsana has drawn many comparisons to the social media site Reddit, but its co-founder
Ben Peterson argues Newsana will be maintain a higher standard than Reddit and will focus on quality journalism.
Ethics: How the Nanaimo Daily News should have dealt with the racist letter to the editor By
Ginny Whitehouse The
Nanimo Daily News publisher may not want that racist letter to the editor to define the paper's identity, but it certainly shaped public perception. Making the newspaper look bad isn't the real ethical issue: Having an entire people's identity marginalized is a much bigger problem. The absence of a bad intention does not excuse a bad result, writes a journalism ethics professor.
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The New Yorker's
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Sara Angel, arts journalist, moderates. This
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