Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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Star's ombudsman put out to pasture

Don Sellar, the Toronto Star's ombudsman since 1992, is taking a buyout and moving on. However, he says the job will be filled again. Here's an excerpt from his final column: Please excuse these scattered thoughts and emotions in my 556th and final ombud's column, but I too have a couple of things to get off my […]

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Sites worth seeing

My journo buddy and fellow blogger John Gushue has a list of some of his favourite Web sites from 2004. Since I'm too lazy to do my own (and because I tend to do articles, not Web sites), I thought I'd link to his. In the meantime, here's some sites he mentioned that I'll be […]

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The Public Editor: Some NYT improvements

Daniel Okrent, the NYT public editor, wrote his year-ender last week. I missed it while dealing with a tsunami of tsunami coverage: An excerpt of some of the improvements he noted: 1. The Op-Ed columnists for the first time operate under a formal corrections policy, and if you haven't been seeing tons of corrections on […]

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Can you believe these knobs?

This AP story out of Thailand goes on about how some Western tourists are back out on the beaches and jet skis while bodies are still being picked out of the rubble. However, it notes some people, mainly students, are doing the right thing and helping with the recovery from the deadly Dec. 26 tsunamis. An […]

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December's greatest clickthroughs

Come marvel at what you, the viewing public, thought was worth clicking on last month in this little section of the blogosphere. I also identify some posts I wish would have gotten more attention.

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