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 media today: Turmoil at the LA Times as publisher accused of misconduct
    After a bombshell report on past lawsuits and “frat house behavior,” the CEO and publisher of the Los Angeles Times is under investigation by the paper’s parent company. NPR’s David Folkenflik dropped… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • More risk, less pay: Why the gender gap matters more for foreign reporters
    When Carrie Gracie resigned from her post as the BBC’s China Editor last week in protest over the company’s failure to close its gender pay gap, her exit sparked a global conversation about how far th… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Podcast: Untangling the Facebook mess
    This week on The Kicker, Pete talks with Emily Bell, director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, about Facebook’s announcement that it will de-emphasize publisher content, and what that means f… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • The Times’s pro-Trump editorial page is patronizing and circular
    Like most things involving Donald Trump, The New York Times’s decision to give over its editorial page to 15 letters from the president’s supporters on Thursday inspired a furious reaction from many l… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Marshall Project reveals diversity of its staff in new report
    While many media organizations are nominally committed to increasing diversity on staff, it’s still unusual for any outlet to be detailed and transparent about those challenges—especially a small, dig… (Click on article title to continue reading)