Mistakes in News


Breaking News from Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting:

Breaking News from the Center for Media and Democracy:

Breaking News from Columbia Journalism Review:

  • The challenge of reporting the Khashoggi story
    Since October 2, when Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, disappeared inside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, horrific—and unverified—details have cascaded from the Turkish press to our own…. (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • The ‘North Korea of Africa’? Not so fast.
    For years, news outlets in Europe and North America have aimed to cover African places and people in terms familiar to their audiences. Such comparisons are usually well-meaning and may help readers c… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Civil’s token sale fails to hit target. What now?
    As Civil’s cryptocurrency token sale drew to a close on Monday, it seemed highly improbable the project would make its $8 million minimum target, and in fact it did not. Civil, which is building… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Washington: Holding police accountable for their use of deadly force
    Ahead of the November 6 elections, CJR invited writers to spotlight stories that deserve closer scrutiny, in their states and beyond, before voters cast their ballots. Read other dispatches from “Stat… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • How extensive restrictions have shaped the story in Xinjiang, China
    From the moment reporters arrive in Xinjiang province, a remote region in northwest China, they are shadowed by security officials. Sometimes, it’s just a few. For reporters representing prominent pub… (Click on article title to continue reading)