The Margaret Wente controversy

It’s been a week since the start of a social media storm over accusations of plagiarism against Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente. The controversy began with a post on the blog Media Culpa on September 18th. In it, Ottawa artist and blogger Carol Wainio drew attention to a 2009 column by Wente that she says […]

Posted on September 27, 2012 at 9:54 am by editor · 2 Comments · Tagged with: , ,

Does everyone hate young journalists?

Writing for OpenFile Toronto, John McGrath notes (with alarm) a new trend: more experienced journalists pointing the finger at the young’uns for all sorts of problems with their industry. He points out recent articles by Margaret Wente, Bert Archer, and Tim Knight (1, 2, 3…it’s a trend) that call out young journalists for a) going […]

Posted on May 18, 2012 at 7:41 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , , , ,