Post Tagged with: "Toronto Star"

The RRJ’s diversity issue and Heather Mallick’s column. (Julianne San Antonio/Ryersonian Staff)

School of Journalism under fire for lack of diversity

Mallick’s main criticism against the RRJ was that they had turned a blind eye to the lack of diversity at the publication’s own hosting program, the RSJ, which Mallick refered to as “stale, male and pale.”

by Julianne San Antonio· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Toronto Star’s lead investigator in the Panama Papers story

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Toronto Star’s lead investigator in the Panama Papers story

Robert Cribb, the Toronto Star’s lead investigator for the Panama Papers series and Ryerson journalism instructor, stopped in to The Ryersonian’s newsroom to explain what has happened in the investigation so far.

by Dylan Bell· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, RyersonianTV
Former mayor Rob Ford had  been battling cancer since late 2014.  (Courtesy of Flickr)

Councillor Rob Ford has died

Former mayor Rob Ford has died at the age of 46 after a long battle with a rare form of cancer. Ford’s office released a statement around 11 a.m. today. “With heavy hearts and profound sadness the Ford family announces the passing of their beloved son, brother and husband, and father,” said the statement, The family is asking that citizens respect their […]

by Ramisha Farooq· · News, Off Campus
Ryerson University campus. (Courtesy Amir Seyd)

Ryerson University to review sexual assault policies

Ryerson University will review its existing sexual assault policy in the wake of a Toronto Star probe that found most Canadian universities and colleges don’t have one single policy to deal with sexual assault. Ryerson, along with 44 other Ontario universities and colleges, announced Nov. 26 it will launch the review to determine if the  schools can adequately deal with […]

by Rachel Surman· · News, On Campus, students, Top stories

LIVE: Investigative Reporter Kevin Donovan At Ryerson

by Russell Sabio· · Live Blog
Robyn Doolittle shares her experience covering the Ford saga

Robyn Doolittle shares her experience covering the Ford saga

The lead reporter on the Rob Ford story, Robyn Doolittle, returned to her alma mater Ryerson Feb. 13 to talk to journalism students. Doolittle, now a Toronto Star reporter well-known for her coverage of the Ford family, shared the story behind the story on the city’s mayor and answered a few questions. One of three reporters to view the video […]

by Leena Latafat· · Live Blog, News, On Campus, Uncategorized
Mayor Rob Ford notoriety spreads to east coast

Mayor Rob Ford notoriety spreads to east coast

By Victor Ferreira and Arman Aghbali Ryersonian Staff After recently admitting to smoking crack cocaine in a drunken stupor, being the star of a video bought by the Toronto Star in which he threatens murder, and being the subject of unproven allegations in a police investigation that reveal links to prostitution and drugs, Ford has become infamous. On a recent trip […]

by Victor Ferreira· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Videos
Video: Toronto Star’s Daniel Dale on covering Rob Ford

Video: Toronto Star’s Daniel Dale on covering Rob Ford

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Videos
Councillors react to Ford rant video

Councillors react to Ford rant video

Another development in the Mayor Rob Ford saga brought a swift reaction from Toronto city councillors who used words like “disturbing,” “upsetting” and “sad” to describe the latest video of the mayor Thursday. Ford addressed media shortly after the Toronto Star released a video of him swearing and ranting incoherently, and described his own state in the video as, “extremely, extremely inebriated.” […]

by Michael Duncan· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Videos
Following in my father’s footsteps

Following in my father’s footsteps

By Allan Perkins Ryersonian Staff In the late 1980s, the Blue Jays were supposed to play an exhibition game in San Juan, Puerto Rico to honor the late Hall-of-Famer Roberto Clemente. Dave Perkins – my dad and a Ryerson alumnus – was travelling with the team to cover the game. He worked as a sportswriter for the Globe and Mail […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion, Voices
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologizes on radio show for drunken behaviour

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologizes on radio show for drunken behaviour

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford took to the airwaves to defend himself Sunday and demanded police release a video allegedly showing him smoking what appears to be crack cocaine. On his weekly Newstalk 1010 radio show, The City with Mayor Rob Ford, the embattled mayor offered an apology, sighing deeply several times. “I am the first one to admit that I […]

by Peter Lozinski· · News, Off Campus, Top stories, Videos
Toronto councillors call on Rob Ford to fess up

Toronto councillors call on Rob Ford to fess up

Three of Toronto’s veteran city councillors are calling on Mayor Rob Ford to come clean. Toronto police chief Bill Blair announced at a press conference this morning that police had seized a video file which includes Mayor Ford and is “consistent with previously reported images of the mayor.” The Toronto Star and Gawker both reported earlier this year that reporters […]

by Michael Duncan· · News, Off Campus, Videos
John Stackhouse, editor-in-chief of the Globe and Mail speaks to the Ontario Press Council.

Ontario Press Council hears complaints about Ford stories

Katrina Sieniuc and Jannen Belbeck The Ontario Press Council heard complaints Monday regarding Toronto Star and Globe and Mail stories alleging Mayor Rob Ford smoked crack cocaine and Coun. Doug Ford sold drugs. The hearings, which took place on the Ryerson campus, were in reference to a Toronto Star report from May 17titled “Rob Ford in ‘crack cocaine’ video scandal” and the Globe and Mail’s […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus