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Star Touch Layoffs Begin
Thirteen Toronto Star employees have been laid off today, CANADALAND has confirmed. In a memo to staff, editor-in-chief Michael Cooke said ten tablet...
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#113 Everyone Loves Marineland
Marineland denies the allegations made in this podcast by Phil Demers, their former animal trainer. They have launched pending legal action against The Toronto Star, Phil Demers and others.
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#51 Vice Unite!/Star Comments/Choir Hoax
The employees of Vice Canada are starting a union drive. Toronto Star closes down online commenting. An Ottawa children's choir sings a welcoming Arabic song that draws mistaken assumptions on social and mainstream media. Ishmael Daro, Buzzfeed's Social News Editor, co-hosts.
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#44 Shit List/Public Editors/Sammy Yatim
Journalist Carly Lewis on rape lists, the Globe & Mail's decision to withhold the publication of a Liberal government scandal on election day, The Star's botched response to a botched car sex story, and the truth about Sammy Yatim.
Why is the Star Touchy About Star Touch?
Article about the tablet edition disappears with no explanation
When Polls Take Over the News
Wishy washy numbers can devour election stories
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#91 Paul Watson
Paul Watson discusses his resignation from the Toronto Star, his upcoming article that the Star refused to publish, and his career spent reporting from hot zones.
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#29 Terrorism is Over/The Crazy Bitch Defense
Freelance writer John Semley on the Toronto Star's Charleston headline and Laura Robinson's ongoing defamation suit against John Furlong.
University of Toronto Boasts about Homeless Star Student
In what world is a top university student having to live in a homeless shelter treated like a success story? Welcome to Canada in 2015.
Why I’m Done Being a Media Critic
Since I left the Toronto Star last fall, a number of online news sites have asked me to return to media criticism....