I Got The Toronto Sun's Editor-in-chief To Finally Answer Questions About Her Paper's Viral Screw-ups
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I Got The Toronto Sun’s Editor-in-chief To Finally Answer Questions About Her Paper’s Viral Screw-ups
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

The first words Adrienne Batra uttered to me about a virally controversial Toronto Sun story were consistent with the stance she had taken publicly for months: “These are things that I don’t really talk about.”

On January 17, three months after Sun columnist Sue-Ann Levy published a series of controversial columns regarding asylum-seekers staying in an east-end Toronto hotel, Batra explained why she wouldn’t comment. “I don’t answer to the mob on Twitter,” she told me. “Simple.”

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