Success! CBC News Amends Headline With Misleading Data On Hate Crimes In Toronto

On November 23, CBC News published an article on hate crimes in the City of Toronto with the headline “Islamophobic, anti-Palestinian hate crimes up 1,600% year-over-year: police”. By framing the headline in this way, readers were misled into believing that Islamophobia was the biggest issue in Toronto Police’s hate crime report. While all hate crimes […]

Ryerson University Apologizes for Omitting Antisemitism in Magazine’s Ad

On January 24, HonestReporting Canada asked “Will Antisemitism Register at Ryerson University and its Magazine?” We were referring to the Winter 2022 issue of Ryerson University Magazine that was recently distributed to alumni and friends as many people contacted HonestReporting Canada expressing concern that a featured program that Ryerson is jointly producing with TD Bank […]

Will Antisemitism Register at Ryerson University and its Magazine?

The Winter 2022 issue of Ryerson University Magazine was recently distributed to alumni and friends with many people contacting HonestReporting Canada to express concern that a featured program that Ryerson is jointly producing with TD Bank called “Generous Futures: Power and Politics in Charitable Giving,” did not list combating antisemitism as one of the program’s […]

Toronto Star Accuses Canadian News Media of Contributing to Islamophobia

The Toronto Star today published an excerpt from a lecture delivered at the Aga Khan Museum by Haroon Siddiqui, the Star’s former columnist and editorial page editor emeritus, who argued that the media have contributed to widespread Islamophobia “by conflating Muslim terrorists with all Muslims.” John Honderich, chair of the board of Torstar Corp also thinks there has […]