After months of reporting on Adrienne Batra for the Ryerson Review of Journalism, I learned a lot about what she thinks of criticism and accountability
Who do you turn to when the news fucks up? It turns out there’s a council for that.
Two big Toronto papers got some things horribly wrong. The Sun has been censured by the National NewsMedia Council for its fictitious goat-slaughtering story, and The Sun and Star both recklessly outed a sex worker for no justifiable purpose.
The entirely credible reports of a Toronto Sun “investigative columnist” ritually sacrificing scapegoats, and the pivotal role Facebook played in the creation of video at the expense of news.
With its reporting staff gutted in recent years, the paper now relies on a handful of columnists to cover much of the news.
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