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Emma Copley Eisenberg / Esquire:
An in-depth look at fact-checking in nonfiction publishing, where there are no standard guidelines and it is the author's responsibility to hire a fact-checker   —  Emma Copley Eisenberg discusses the dangers of authors being forced to hire their own fact-checker out of pocket.  If they do so at all.
Aug 31, 2020, 7:15 AM - In context

Kate Newman / The Atlantic Online:
Publishing houses skip fact-checking despite accuracy scandals due to lack of repercussions   —  Book Publishing, Not Fact-Checking  —  Readers might think nonfiction books are the most reliable media sources there are.  But accuracy scandals haven't reformed an industry that faces no big repercussions for errors.
Sep 5, 2014, 7:10 AM - In context

Craig Silverman / Poynter:
Ombuds pick their notable corrections of 2011   —  At newspapers and other media organizations, it's often the ombudsman — aka public editor, aka readers' editor — who's charged with the (mostly) thankless task of receiving error reports from the public and staff, and writing any resulting corrections.
Jan 1, 2012, 6:05 PM - In context

Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Scott Rosenberg named Grist executive editor   —  Romenesko+ Misc.  —  The founder of and former managing editor says he and the Grist team “share passions for hard-hitting journalism, lively writing, and authentic community-building.”
Sep 12, 2011, 1:40 PM - In context

Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
NewsTrust dives into the fact-check business with expanded Truthsquad   —  Just in time for the 2012 elections, the cottage industry of media fact-checking is ramping up.  That latest addition is Truthsquad, which began last year as a pilot project of NewsTrust.
Jul 27, 2011, 3:35 AM - In context

Steve Myers / Poynter:
How news sites could improve accountability by tracking story changes, but probably won't   —  Web publishing has spawned a parlor game for media reporters, partisan bloggers and others who closely follow the news: finding stuff that's been deleted or changed on news sites and figuring out why.
Jul 5, 2011, 3:25 PM - In context

How Newsrooms Can Win Back Their Reputations   —  The journalism industry ships lemons every day.  Our newsrooms have a massive quality control problem.  According to the best counts we have, more than half of stories contain mistakes — and only 3 percent of those errors are ever fixed.
Jun 24, 2011, 3:45 PM - In context

Scott Rosenberg / MediaShift Idea Lab:
'There's No Problem!'  Newsrooms in Denial About Rampant Errors   —  Jonathan Stray has opened a new conversation about measuring accuracy in news reports.  Stray, who works at the Associated Press and blogs on the side, comes at the issue with a refreshingly analytical, data-driven perspective.
Apr 28, 2011, 5:20 AM - In context

Measuring and improving accuracy in journalism   —  Professional journalism is supposed to be “factual,” “accurate,” or just plain true.  Is it?  Has news accuracy been getting better or worse in the last decade?  How does it vary between news organizations, and how do other information sources rate?
Apr 21, 2011, 12:10 PM - In context

Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter:
At Washington Post and Register Citizen, ‘report-an-error’ forms make it easier to identify, respond to mistakes   —  When news organizations make mistakes, they can usually count on their audiences to tell them when they're wrong.  But most news sites don't make it easy for readers to submit correction requests.
Apr 4, 2011, 5:15 PM - In context

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