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A riot just broke out. Now what?

When the Canucks lost the cup, reporters covering the game found themselves in the middle of a riot. In this piece —originally published by J-Source — I explain how two Vancouver newsrooms, The Province and Global TV BC, pushed information … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

Ah, the National Magazine Awards. It’s a booze-fuelled, slider-saturated evening that celebrates the best of Canadian magazine journalism. It’s also a great night to catch up on all the industry gossip (and perhaps create some of your own). I’ve been … Continue reading

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“Everybody talks”: Toronto Star’s Kevin Donovan on getting the story

Reporting by Dana Lacey, video and editing by Anand Ram (story originally published by J-Source) What separates the Toronto Star‘s investigative reporting from the rest of Toronto’s newspapers? “For one, we’re actually doing it,” says Star investigations editor Kevin Donovan. … Continue reading

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Media owns up to mistakes in 2010

As part of the traditional New Year ritual of regret, Globe and Mail columnists Margaret Wente and Jeffrey Simpson have written articles about the mistakes, assumptions and predictions that were just plain wrong in their columns in 2010, while Toronto Star … Continue reading

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