‘The battlefield is everywhere’: Panelists discuss online hate faced by reporters
Journalists recount the threats they face and how newsrooms are adapting to confront the abuse and protect reporters.
Journalism is a discipline of verification, but false reports expose serious failings
Examples of clear reporting failures spawned during the crisis in Iran concern Capital Current’s Hermona Kuluberhan.
IN THE NEWS: Wednesday, Dec. 7
Capital Current offers morning news highlights.
Council docks Rick Chiarelli’s pay — then snubs disgraced councillor on way out
The final session of Ottawa city council’s term came to an abrupt end on Wednesday when College Ward’s disgraced Coun. Rick Chiarelli took his turn addressing constituents, shortly after colleagues had unanimously voted in favour of suspending his pay for 90-days.
Paying it forward: Aylmer art sale supports music initiative for underprivileged youth
An art show at L’Imagier Galleries in Aylmer raised $3,125 to support the work of Produced by Youth, a community organization that provides free music production workshops for underprivileged youth in the national capital.
Trolls are targeting journalists — and women and racialized reporters bear the brunt of their hate
The connection between the anti-media rhetoric employed by politicians and the increasingly hostile reporting environment cannot be understated.