Mistakes in News


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  • Headlines editors probably wish they could take back
    IN THIS WEEK’S LOWERCASE… Pitcher Bartolo Colón makes for a funny headline. Via Reddit My nominee for worst Catholic newspaper typo of the year. pic.twitter.com/dGUzNnhZ9U — Matt Franck (@Matthe… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Unpacking The New York Times’s multitudes
    It’s been a difficult few weeks for The New York Times. A little over a month ago, the paper, along with many of its rivals, was called out for its euphemistic descriptions of Trump’s racist tweets. T… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Can music journalism transcend its access problem?
    A music writer’s job is easily romanticized: Imagine getting paid to listen to music, that most universal, immediately resonant, and cool-conferring of art forms. Sure, modern writers spend just as mu… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Playing at climate catastrophe
    For the tens of thousands who live and work along the California coast, no issue looms as large as sea-level rise. Since Rosanna Xia joined the Los Angeles Times in 2010, this symptom of climate chang… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Mark Halperin got a second chance. He isn’t the only one.
    In late October 2017, as the sexual-abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein reverberated across the landscape of American power, five women told CNN’s Oliver Darcy that Mark Halperin, a high-profil… (Click on article title to continue reading)