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Trump & The Republican Party

The complainant, Steve Cherry thought it inappropriate for Neil Macdonald to refer to creationism as superstition in a column he wrote about challenges facing the Republican policy in the face of a Trump...

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Balancing Act

The complainant Silvana Goldemberg thought a strong statement from a filmmaker about one of the messages of his documentary needed to be balanced with an opposing view. He referred to Israel as an apartheid...

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Graphic language and telling the story

The complainant, Paula Waddell, was disturbed by a description of the sexual violence perpetrated by soldiers in the Central African Republic. I agreed it was disturbing, but did not think it was gratuitous....

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Rebel or militant: What's the difference?

The complainant, Chris Tait, believes that militant is pejorative and rebel is not. He thought CBC News deliberately and erroneously used the term rebel to describe Syrian fighters against Bashar al-Assad,...

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"Even if it's fake, it's real"

The Neiman Journalism Lab offers predictions for trends in journalism for the year ahead. Of course social media and its use in news features large. There...


Remembering Nelson Mandela

As a young freelance reporter, I spent time in South Africa during the days of apartheid. It was a powerful experience. If you are interested in some...