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Stories We Broke

Peter Mansbridge gave a paid speech to an Oil Sands lobby group

Feb 26, 2014 | link

A leaked document shows that the Globe and Mail tried to force all staff journalists to write advertorials 

June 10, 2014 | link

The Globe and Mail was about to endorse Kathleen Wynne but was forced by management at the last moment to endorse Tim Hudak

June 12, 2014 | link

A leaked document reveals the CBC’s incomprehensible Digital Strategy

July 8, 2014 | link

Rogers gives user data to police and probably charges them for it

July 22, 2014 | link

Toronto Life’s story on the shooting of Sammy Yatim is basically identical to the one told by the killer’s defense attorney

Aug 20, 2014 | link

The Vancouver Sun ran a travel story on Tibet, filled with pro-China opinions, that was sponsored by China’s government

Sept 4, 2014 | link

The CBC sat on Snowden leaks about Canadian government spying for months because Terry Milewski refused to work on them with Glenn Greenwald

Oct 23, 2014 | link

CBC producer who witnessed Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual harassment steps forward

Nov 3, 2014 | link

CBC management transferred Q Producer who warned them about Ghomeshi

Nov 10, 2014 | link

A CBC manager didn’t just ban Linden MacIntyre from the air for criticizing Peter Mansbridge, she actually tried to spike his final investigation

Nov 24, 2014 | link

Amanda Lang reported on RBC and interfered with a CBC colleague’s investigation of RBC after she had taken RBC’s money and while she was dating an RBC board member

Jan 12, 2015 | link, link

SUN News TV to shut down 

Jan 26, 2015 | link

VICE violated law against age discrimination

Jan 27, 2015 | link

Global News killed a doc about the Koch Brothers and the Oil Sands at the last minute, then fired its producer

Feb 5, 2015 | linklink

Kevin Donovan breaks rank with his editor in chief, his publisher and the Toronto Star’s public editor, stands by retracted HPV story 

Feb 12, 2015 | link

An Irving Media newspaper editor was a secret guest at a government vacation lodge and publisher Jamie Irving knew about it. The editor and colleagues colluded to tamper with government documents to hide it

Feb 15, 2015 | link , link

A Parliamentary Press Gallery reporter says a colleague threatened her at work 

Feb 24, 2015 | link

Kathleen Wynne softens her own proposed bill in a way that benefits her own libel lawsuit

March 25, 2015 | link

Postmedia censors cartoon about Postmedia-SUN deal

March 27, 2015 | link

HBO content that criticizes Scientology not shown on HBO Canada

March 30, 2015 | link

CBC pulled and edited a documentary on voluntourism at the last minute after Kielburger’s voluntourism company complained

April 7, 2015 | link

Mike Duffy hired journalists to write a speech and clean up his online reputation

April 9, 2015 | link

CBC’s internal Ghomeshi investigation won’t investigate CBC management

April 16, 2015 | link

CBC president and top exec won’t say if they planned to cover-up the Ghomeshi scandal

April 16 | link

The RCMP banned a reporter from their news conference because they didn’t like his coverage or his disrespectful tone

April 21, 2015 | link

CBC bans reporters from using the term “Armenian Genocide”

April 24, 2015 | link

Postmedia’s Toronto HQ forces Edmonton Journal to endorse Jim Prentice

May 4, 2015 | link

Jian Ghomeshi’s accusers are dreading Kevin Donovan’s book 

May 5, 2015 | link

RCMP officer tells C-51 protester he could be branded a terrorist for “attacking the economy”

June 1, 2015 | link

Maclean’s publishes racist column by Barbara Amiel in print edition but hides it from the Internet

June 4, 2015 | link

Ezra Levant banned and ejected his critic from an “open, non-partisan, public” meeting

June 16, 2015 | link

Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon got a Canadian music grant but has released no Canadian music

June 23, 2015 | link

Paul Watson resigns from The Toronto Star after he is banned from reporting on journalist John Geiger 

July 8, 2015 | link

Globe and Mail launches committee to fix “deficiencies in our culture related to gender” after four top female editors leave

July 14, 2015 | link

Canadian Geographic magazine sold favourable cover stories and more to advertisers, without disclosing it to readers 

July 21, 2015 | link

Oil Sands lobby group paid for public school lessons about the Oil Sands, which they were allowed to edit

July 22, 2015 | link

Student newspaper criticizes student government, gets evicted from student building

July 27, 2015 | link

Buck 65 told his exes and his readers he was jailed for a false assault accusation, then said he wasn’t

Aug 20, 2015 | link

National Post management censored a Margaret Atwood column that was approved and published by top editors

Aug 22, 2015 | link

Many Canadian news orgs ran flawed reports about Alad Kurdi’s death and a lack of clear corrections has allowed even more flawed versions of the story to proliferate

Sept 4, 2015 | link

Fahmy criticized Harper government; planned to attend opposition party events

Sept 28, 2015 | link

Andrew Coyne resigned from the National Post 

Oct 16, 2015 | link

The Walrus is in disarray over allegations of abuse and unethical editorial decisions

Oct 30, 2015 | link

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