On The Media

Uncorrected Rumors

Friday, March 20, 2015

Craig Silverman founded the website Emergent to track rumors in news media, and how the press deals with debunking them. The patterns are already emerging and they will make you sad.

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On The Media

Regret the Error 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012

Every year at this time, we invite Craig Silverman of Poynter's Regret the Error blog to fill us in on the media's biggest mistakes of the past 12 months. He tells Bob about this year in errors.

Zammuto - Wasn't That Lucky

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On The Media

The Rush to Report

Friday, January 21, 2011

The 24-hour news cycle can lead journalists to sacrifice accuracy for speed. Dick Meyer, executive editor of NPR News, talks about their misreporting of Gabrielle Giffords' death, and says news organizations must prioritize accuracy over scooping their competitors.

For more on how the rush to report can backfire, 

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