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A friend of a friend found an old newspaper inside the wall of a house he was renovating -- not an uncommon thing to find, since many people used them for insulation. But this one is really old: it's a copy of The Globe (a newspaper published in Toronto) from February, 1864. That's three years…

A community guidelines FAQ

by Mathew on October 30, 2009

As anyone who has commented on a Globe and Mail story probably knows, we have a policy on what kinds of comments are appropriate and which ones are removed, but I confess that we haven't always done a great job of communicating that policy clearly and consistently to our readers -- in part because our…
Some of you may have read -- either here or elsewhere -- about one of the social-media projects that I've been involved with at the Globe, a joint venture with the Dominion Institute known as the Public Policy Wiki. We started the wiki in January, as a way of soliciting input from concerned Canadians about…

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I gave a short presentation at the Podcamp Toronto "unconference" a few days ago about some of the things we're doing at the Globe and Mail (the national daily newspaper I work for in Toronto, for those of you from elsewhere), and a number of people asked me if I would be putting the slides…

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With the tabling of the federal budget this afternoon (which we are live-blogging), the Globe's first experiment in merging public-policy debate and social-media tools -- the Public Policy Wiki, a joint venture with the Dominion Institute -- comes to a kind of conclusion, but the discussion that we helped start about the economy will continue…

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