Mark Donald Addresses the Philippine Press Club of Ontario on Defamation, Journalistic Responsibility and the Importance of a Free Press

This past April 29th, Mark Donald had the privilege of making remarks on journalistic responsibility to the dedicated members of the Philippine Press Club of Ontario at their Annual General Meeting. Check out photos of the well-attended and lively event below! A summary of Mark’s presentation can be found here.  

Defamation or Mere Diatribe? The Ontario Medical Association Bullying Scandal and When It’s Actually Libel

Recent allegations in the Toronto Star of cyberbullying and intimidation amongst doctors at the Ontario Medical Association have led some of my medically-inclined friends and colleagues to enquire: is any of this conduct that can be subject to a defamation lawsuit? As with any defamation claim, the context of the allegedly defamatory statement is king.…