Brodie Fenlon

Editor in chief

Brodie Fenlon is editor in chief and executive director of programs and standards for CBC News.

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Editor's Note

Why CBC News will close its China bureau

The best journalism results from being present and on the ground. It's why CBC News sends people into the field to cover news whenever and wherever possible.
Editor's Note

为什么CBC新闻将关闭中国分社

The best journalism results from being present and on the ground. It's why CBC News sends people into the field to cover news whenever and wherever possible.
Editor's Note

爲什麽CBC新聞將關閉中國分社

The best journalism results from being present and on the ground. It's why CBC News sends people into the field to cover news whenever and wherever possible.
Editor's Note

No, CBC News did not retract its stories on convoy protest donations

A persistent bit of misinformation about CBC News reporting continues to bubble up in certain Canadian publications and political venues, claiming that CBC retracted its stories about foreign donations to the convoy protest movement made via GoFundMe and GiveSendGo. This is false.
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Journalism used to mean keeping mental stress, trauma to yourself. Thankfully, that's changing

We are more aware today of mental stress and the risks faced by journalists. Like other professionals for whom traumatic events are an inevitable part of their work, we are learning that we must be as thoughtful and deliberate about our mental well-being as we are about our physical safety.
EDITOR'S NOTE

Even as war in Ukraine rages, we must continue to cover climate and our changing planet

The world's focus is on the war in Ukraine, but the story of climate and our changing planet is also urgent. Canada has witnessed severe and historic weather events attributed to a changing climate.
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As Russia's war with Ukraine continues, here are some of the decisions we've made at CBC News

With the Russian invasion of Ukraine well into its third week, here are some of the journalistic decisions we’ve made at CBC News — and the unusual circumstances we faced while trying to tell this important story.
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Our journalists are facing more harassment, threats for doing their jobs

We tend not to share these experiences with audiences because we never want to make ourselves the focus of the story. But it’s important for Canadians to understand there is a growing intolerance of journalism in this country.
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How CBC News will cover the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing

We know from experience that the best journalism is told when our teams can see the reality for themselves. Many of those facts are already clear to our journalists upon arrival: these are perhaps the most restrictive and controlled Games in the history of the Olympic movement.
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In this remarkable year of news, a note of thanks

2021 brought remarkable stories and an extraordinary news cycle that will shape our future for years to come.

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