(Courtesy of Matthew Pearson)

To my teacher and friend: Despite everything, your guidance never wavered

"Though cancer stole any chance of us working as colleagues, you continue to be an inspiration," writes Matthew Pearson in this letter to his former teacher Mary McGuire

The moral cowardice of Canadian media is leaving racism unchallenged

Andray Domise: Our cancerous political climate, and all the attendant bigotry that arrived with it, is what happens when the media does nothing
Catherine Porter is embraced by Roselene Derival Fabre(manager of the MOJUBPV) after Porter donated

How a Canadian journalist grew close to a Haiti’s earthquake miracle child

Catherine Porter explores the ethics of a journalist getting involved with a little girl’s future—helping to send her and other Haitian kids to school

Parliament’s Centre Block is about politics—and journalism, too

As the main building on Parliament Hill closes for renovations, a nostalgic look at how the place honours the printed word
Stacked newspapers close up. (Stefan Wolny/Shutterstock)

Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it

Opinion: The relationship Canadians have with local news suffers from complacency—never has it been so easy to access so much news

Carol Off on how her work led to years of terror for an Afghan family

From 2017: The As It Happens co-host, who helped the Aryubwals flee, says journalists need to think more about the people in their stories
Stacked newspapers close up. (Stefan Wolny/Shutterstock)

Journalists, we’re told, shouldn’t become the news. So why should editors?

For writers of colour, recent events have revealed the hollowness of media standards, which present as moveable goal posts

A week of awards for Maclean’s journalism

Feature stories on indigenous incarceration, Canada’s Syrian refugee program and the Fort McMurray fire all win honours

How Donald Trump destroyed journalism’s ’church of the savvy’

The persona of the journalist who doesn’t get emotional about a policy but just judges whether a politician is winning or losing the news cycle is over

Canadians support journalism. But who will pay for it?

Newsrooms are shrinking, and Canadians are unwilling to open their wallets. The Public Policy Forum offers a way forward, funded in part by the federal government.