Martin moves the Post in a new digital direction that focuses on smaller details
“If you talk about what used to be, we’re going to be what used to be.” That’s what Martin Baron, executive editor of the Washington Post, tells his staff. Last week, the Canadian Journalism Foundation held its last talk of the year at Ryerson University, where the National Post’s Anne Marie Owens interviewed Baron about the Washington Post’s digital […]
The New York Times has since corrected its headline, but some Canadian publications haven't
At least 43 people were killed by a double suicide bombing in a residential area of Beirut yesterday, an attack for which ISIL has since claimed responsibility. The New York Times initially reported the story with this headline, causing an uproar on Twitter. Reuters also ran with a similar headline. ISIS blows up crowd of […]
During the attack and manhunt in Parliament and around downtown Ottawa yesterday, there was a flood of journalists, citizens, police and politicians trying to keep to country informed. From approximately 10 a.m. onwards, your newsfeeds were likely filled with commentary and updates on the situation. When the whole nation is watching a story unfold, […]
Newspapers are now turning to visual reporters to create video content, but are editors really using them the right way?
By Marissa Dederer Ryan Jackson’s rig looks more like a Grade 6 science project than a 360-degree video machine. Using elastic bands and red gaffer tape, he’s bound four GoPro cameras and a digital recorder to a square plastic patio-table leg—and mounted it on a tripod with the same tape-will-fix-all attitude. The finishing touch: two Edmonton […]