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Oct 30, 2017
Toronto Star newsroom, December 17, 1930. Photo: Toronto History​/Flickr

Why is Toronto's media still so white?

John Miller
More than half of Toronto's population identified as a visible minority in the 2016 census, yet represent just a tiny minority of Toronto's media. It's time to change.
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Apr 22, 2017

Can a journalist be an activist? Let's hope so

John Miller
Toronto Star columnist Desmond Cole's campaign against police carding led him to disrupt a public meeting this week. Journalism needs to update its rules.
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May 2, 2016
Photo: flickr/Michael

The Globe and Mail ignores Wente's plagiarism

John Miller
Without an investigation, the paper stands by its columnist. But shouldn't the Globe do a thorough investigation, like the other papers that have found themselves in the same position?
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Mar 31, 2014

Is digital news good for us?

John Miller
Legacy media are yielding many areas of news coverage to small, new digital niche sites. But what kinds of news are they delivering?
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Nov 3, 2013

Rob Ford or the Toronto Star: Who do you trust?

John Miller
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he's sorrry for any mistakes. He's just not saying what they are. To find out, the people of Toronto need to pick up a more reliable source -- the Toronto Star.
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Oct 19, 2013
Image: flickr/Jason Verwey

We no longer trust newspapers and it's their fault

John Miller
Many of us no longer understand what journalists do, or why. In the face of this knowledge, journalists often duck for cover. It's time they faced up to it, for the sake of democracy.

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