When journalism needs 

a second opinion

When journalists act responsibly, I defend them. When they do wrong, I can be their sternest critic. When they want to learn to get better, I show them how.

My unique journalism experience makes me sought after as an expert witness in legal proceedings involving issues of journalistic practice like libel and protection of sources.

  • Senior news executive for 13 years at Canada’s largest newspaper
  • Chaired Canada’s largest journalism school for 10 years
  • Wrote Yesterday's News, a critically acclaimed book on Canadian newspapers
  • Won national and provincial awards for investigative reporting
  • Successful record as an expert witness – for both plaintiffs and media organizations – in three provinces

Bad whitesplaining

February 18th, 2020
Call it the shameful ‘whitesplaining’ of the Wet’suwet’en protest. As Canada’s crippling ra...Click here to read more detail about 'Bad whitesplaining'

Trumping truth

January 26th, 2020
Mary Louise Kelly has been a journalist for 25 years. She anchors the American daily news show All Things Considered on Na...Click here to read more detail about 'Trumping truth'