Editorials Archive: 2013

Ethical reporting cracks Rob Ford

The mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, has a long history of ridiculous behaviour. No one should be surprised by the latest scandal; journalists are simply doing their jobs.Continue...

Scary Stephen

Stephen Harper is no stranger to the politics of fear, a strategy he’s effectively used to his advantage. His goal is to make voters fearful of the economic consequences if he’s voted out of office.Continue...

Risky business

“I just don’t want to die without a few scars.”Continue...

Darts and Laurels 2012-2013

Darts and Laurels 2012-2013Continue...

The fate of the newspaper

Journal Assistant Sports, Associate Photo and News Editors share their perspective on the future of newspaper mediaContinue...

Just reporting

While their reporting on Rob Ford’s misgivings is treading a fine line of responsible journalism, the Toronto Star is still providing a necessary public service.Continue...

Departure of trust

It’s a sad but necessary sign of the times when the line between advertisement and editorial content starts to blur.Continue...

Valued work

Fine arts, as an academic discipline, is highly misunderstood and gravely undervalued by what seems to be a large portion of the academic world.Continue...

Overblown uproar

The reaction to the Globe and Mail’s cover photo on March 18 was overblown and prudish.Continue...

Leniency for limits

With the latest time limits on graduate students, Queen’s is putting itself in a more precarious situation than it may realize.Continue...

Effective narrative: video vs. photo

Our Postscript Editor and Multimedia Editor stand up for their favoured mediumContinue...

Students should focus on the bigger picture

It’s time for Queen’s to look past Alexander Prescott’s individual actions and focus on the bigger picture.Continue...

Reclaiming words

The Journal’s Editors in Chief square off on the use of pejorative languageContinue...

Executive lacks transparency

In the past week, democracy at Queen’s has been deeply compromised.Continue...

Do we need four years to succeed?

Our Assistant News Editor and Arts Editor debate the value of timeContinue...

Still relevant

Religion is everywhere, so why the surprise that its narratives find their way into 2013’s Oscar-nominated films?Continue...

Criticism too harsh for mishap

Impeachment should be reserved for extreme cases, not for minor offences carried out in private.Continue...

Body politics

We expect popular media to be aspirational, but when it mirrors our own lives, we get judgmental.Continue...

What is love?

The Journal’s Dialogue Editors debate the meaning of love.Continue...

Unfair advantages

Post-secondary education needs to change, but not in the way Tim Hudak is suggesting.Continue...

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