April 11, 2013
Ryerson Review defends its Wentegate analysis
was initially writing its cover story on the Margaret Wente plagiarism scandal,
The Globe and Mail
told the team of student writers that "If the
publishes a piece about the
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
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"
Former Tory Labrador MP
says CBC reporter
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
Newsana has drawn many comparisons to the social media site Reddit, but its co-founder
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
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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