Category Archives: Corrections

Washington Post shows it values accuracy, audience engagement in step away from ‘fortress journalism’

The Washington Post made a huge statement yesterday about the accuracy of its reporting, engaging with its audience and building a stronger relationship of trust with its readers. A link to this page – asking readers and sources to bring … Continue reading

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A reporter’s guide to corrections

Here’s the internal protocol we have written for reporters at my newspaper for handling corrections. What would you change/add? Craig Newmark, founder of “Craig’s List,” has argued that “trust is the new black.” News outlets that emphasize accuracy, fact checking … Continue reading

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Why our Fact Check program is a crucial step away from traditional print media thinking

My column in The Register Citizen this week providing an update on the “Fact Check” program got lots of attention, thanks to John Paton, Jay Rosen, Jeff Jarvis, Craig Newmark and others. This is a very simple concept that started with … Continue reading

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