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Doubting Anonymity

September 6, 2018 admin 0

Doubting anonymity: David Frum challenges the New York Times decision to publish an anonymous anti-Trump op-ed. “Previous generations of Americans have sacrificed fortunes, health and lives to serve the country,” Frum tells the anonymous writer. “You are asked only to tell the truth aloud and with your name attached.”   […]

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An Accuracy Checklist

September 7, 2018 admin 0

An accuracy checklist: Mark Memmott lists 13 things to double-check in a story, followed at National Public Radio. It is “a reminder of things we all know we should do,” he writes, like checking names, dates, quotes and locations. “When an NPR journalist says something is ready for editing, that […]