Globe and Mail news editor Michael Babad has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 5, 2020.
Globe and Mail news editor Michael Babad, a journalist and author who shaped business coverage at major Toronto media organizations, died on Thursday after a lengthy battle with cancer.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
I don’t normally head to Twitter to honour the dead… but of all the editors I worked with as a reporter, @michaelbabad was the sweetest, most decent, most frenetic, and most supportive. Devastated by the news of his passing. RIP Mike, and condolences to all those close to him.
— Jill Vardy (@jillvardy) March 5, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
There are more tweets on my TL today paying tribute to @michaelbabad than there are about #Coronavirus outbreak. What better and stronger testament to the man’s popularity and professional stature. May he rest in piece. Thoughts and prayers for his family.
— Vikram Barhat (@vikrambarhath) March 6, 2020