Readers question an extreme close up of Parti Québécois Leader Pauline Marois
Mar 11, 2014
Why was there a wrap photo of the Olympic men’s hockey team and not of the women’s team?
Feb 28, 2014
‘Drug lord’ and ‘fatties’ should be looked at in context
Feb 26, 2014
Is the number of golds the most important thing or the total number of medals?
Feb 24, 2014
The image of a man enveloped in flames amid the protest outside Ukraine’s parliament certainly was jarring. But did it really cross the line?
Feb 21, 2014
The Globe uses a different method than the International Olympic Committee
Feb 20, 2014
The Globe and Mail does not Photoshop news photographs. Ever
Feb 14, 2014
Despite a reader’s objection, Frédéric Bilodeau’s cerebral palsy is part of the story about his relationship with his brother, Alexandre
Feb 12, 2014
Readers criticize my original blog on grammatical pet peeves
Feb 06, 2014
A blog by an alternative-medicine specialist on keeping the flu at bay garnered a lot of criticism
Feb 04, 2014
Sylvia Stead is The Globe and Mail's Public Editor.
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.