Could Canada’s largest newspaper save itself by fact checking Donald Trump?

The Toronto Star was the inspiration for Clark Kent’s Daily Planet – and like nearly every mainstream newspaper and broadcaster in the western world it was desperately trying to save itself.

Having its star reporter in Washington spend a lot of his time fact-checking the American president was part of a survival strategy in a maelstrom of digital media, a puzzled public confounded by fake news, and shrinking revenues.
Torstar tries to survive