When you put too much focus on willpower, you diminish the importance of science and medicine
Sep 18, 2014
‘Any story written by staff members or freelancers that is based on free or discounted travel arrangements must include a disclosure to the reader,’ code of conduct says
Sep 17, 2014
The Globe’s photo and page editors say they try to show more women and members of visible minorities
Sep 11, 2014
The newspaper’s policy is to use accents on French names and words but not on words in other languages
Sep 04, 2014
Readers have strong views about what they have seen and still want to see in The Globe’s coverage
Aug 29, 2014
Writers must always think of the audience when doing stories on mental illness
Aug 15, 2014
Robin Williams’s death provides an opportunity to talk about how society can help people with mental illness
Aug 13, 2014
You cannot really count a moving crowd of people, especially in a public park
Aug 07, 2014
They are ‘all about detail and context, both of which are minefields when you are trying to encapsulate an entire life in a few hundred words,’ says Sandra Martin, The Globe’s former obituaries writer.
Jul 25, 2014
Several times, I have passed on reader queries about possible errors to both Canadian and world wire services and the editors for those services often say that only Globe readers had noticed.
Jul 18, 2014
Sylvia Stead has been a reporter and editor at the Globe since 1975, after graduating from the University of Western Ontario in Journalism with a minor in Political Science. She won the Board of Governors Award there in 1974. As a reporter, Sylvia covered courts, education and Queen's Park. She has served as National Editor, Executive Editor, Deputy Editor and, currently, Associate Editor. In those roles, she has confronted journalistic challenges ranging from our coverage of the Swissair crash, the École Polytechnique shooting and the 1995 Quebec referendum to our use of polling and online comments. She was also one of the original members of our Code of Conduct committee. Sylvia is vice-chair of the National Newspaper Awards Board of Governors and on the Advisory Council for the University of Western Ontario's Journalism Advisory Council.