The recent journalistic debate about factchecking has prompted some compelling discussion about different strategies, different methods, and what works (e.g., here and here.) But much of that discussion—and we’re as guilty of this as anyone—has focused on factchecking in print, even as most political messaging and a substantial share of news consumption… Powered by WPeMatico
Thursday night, the Gannett Company gathered employees, friends, and family at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of USA Today. Recognizing that an event in 2012 that looked back fondly on 30 years of newspaper history could seem more like a wake than a celebration, event organizers instead went
Websites for Advance newspapers in New Orleans, New Jersey, Michigan, Cleveland and across the U.S. were inaccessible for about an hour and a half Friday. Visitors to those websites received an error message (see below). Advance… Read more Powered by WPeMatico Share this: Tweet this!
The Associated Press tonight issued a lengthy correction to its reporting about the person behind the controversial “Innocence of Muslims” film that has contributed to protests in Cairo, Yemen and Libya, including one that led to the death of U.S.… Read more Powered by WPeMatico Share this: Tweet this!
Will McAvoy isn’t very Internet savvy. On the pilot episode of “The Newsroom,” he learns he has a blog. “Seriously … I have a blog?” he asks, after talking with the young journalist who runs it. It’s almost funny, then,… Read more Powered by WPeMatico Share this: Tweet this!