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:

  • NYT’s botched boba story stereotyped Asian culture
    On Wednesday night, The New York Times’s business section published a story about the growing number of bubble tea businesses and their struggle to expand in the United States. But, as many have noted… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Podcast: The media responds to Charlottesville
    On the latest episode of The Kicker, we dedicate the entire episode to the media’s response to Charlottesville. Meg talks to CJR Associate Editor Brendan Fitzgerald about how local news covered the ev… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Sports writers still struggle covering violence against women
    Domestic and sexual violence are notoriously challenging for journalists, especially for sports writers. Those challenges were on full display earlier this month in a Boston Globe story about New Engl… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Why isn’t local media covering the Clean Power Plan?
    A daily newspaper in Texas published an editorial about a month ago arguing that any changes President Trump makes to Barack Obama’s climate-change plan shouldn’t include propping up the coal industry… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • The media today: The death penalty of the internet
    It started with a tweet. Amy Siskind, founder of the New Agenda, called out GoDaddy on Sunday for hosting The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website, after it posted a hateful, misogynist, and obscene arti… (Click on article title to continue reading)