When journalists Chrystia Freeland and Linda McQuaig ran for office in a Toronto Centre by-election, what did they lose along the way?
By Graeme Bayliss Chrystia Freeland walks as though she can’t keep pace with her own excitement. Dressed in Grit red, she sashays down the aisle of a Toronto Reference Library auditorium, the last candidate to arrive, flanked by hundreds of supporters and watched by dozens of journalists. On this September afternoon, the author and former […]
Childish sniping, iffy ethics and the sheer lunacy of public feuds expose the human side of journalists. Is that wrong?
Jonathan Goldsbie is a Toronto civic geek. He bikes everywhere, drinks ethically sourced coffee and likes talking about local indie music in Kensington Market. And, of course, he tweets. Constantly. Over his two-and-a-half years on Twitter, he’s averaged about 35 tweets per day. But somehow, this seemingly harmless dude landed himself in one of the […]