Trouble at 1 Yonge

A look back at the Toronto Star’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year when the cracks grew bigger and bigger

Abby Plener
Apr 10, 2017 · 15 min read
Photo courtesy of Dave Donald

By Abby Plener


While Star Touch has failed to live up to
the executives’ vision, Holland says he has “no regrets at all.”

“There was very much a Toronto Star culture; it was a rich place. We were encouraged to zig when everyone else zagged.”

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Ryerson Review of Journalism

The Ryerson Review of Journalism is an award-winning magazine that twice a year casts an unflinching look at the practice of journalism in Canada. It is produced by final-year students in the magazine stream at Ryerson University’s School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada.

    Abby Plener

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    Production Editor @RyersonReview //@CJRU1280 Contributor // Words in @ShamelessMag, @nowtoronto, @Spacing //Previous @CBCRadio intern

    Ryerson Review of Journalism

    The Ryerson Review of Journalism is an award-winning magazine that twice a year casts an unflinching look at the practice of journalism in Canada. It is produced by final-year students in the magazine stream at Ryerson University’s School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada.

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