Journalism

If you’re going to advertorialize, do it right

Last summer, the Globe and Mail sought to join the ranks of newspapers that have turned to advertorials for funding.Continue...

Journal panel: Charlie Hebdo

From news coverage to anti-Semitism, Journal staff comment on the attack on Charlie Hebdo and the events that followed.Continue...

Leslie Roberts gives journalists a bad name

Leslie Roberts should be fired for his breach of journalism ethics.Continue...

You’re no Swift, Gazette

Western’s student newspaper showed an incredible lack of judgment in publishing a series of offensive stories last month.Continue...

Alumna reveals sobering epidemic

Success and alcoholism are two words that seem as far-removed as night and day. Experience with both, however, is what led Ann Dowsett Johnston to writer the 2013 book, Drink: The Intimate Relationship between Women and Alcohol.Continue...

Let’s not tweet celeb deaths

News organizations shouldn’t report the death of a celebrity without doing the due diligence of ensuring proper sourcing, providing context and allowing sufficient time to pass so that the immediate family of the deceased is informed.Continue...

Globe’s gambit

During a recent publishing conference, Globe and Mail publisher Phillip Crawley said that the Globe is only interested in courting readers who made in excess of $100,000.Continue...

Issue 13: Darts & Laurels

Each digital release of the Journal will feature weekly darts and laurels, listing what should be celebrated and criticized from the previous week in world news and campus culture.Continue...

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...

Don’t forget about old school journalism

Reading and watching short pieces of news might be a quick way to see what’s going on in the world, but a snapshot can’t give you the whole picture.Continue...

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