2011, in errors

Craig Silverman of Regret the Error, a blog that Poynter recently acquired, has published his annual roundup of notable media errors. It provides many reminders about the importance of careful reporting and editing, as well as laughs (with a dash of schadenfreude). Taking the prize for typo of the year is the “Osama/Obama” mixup, which […]

Posted on December 19, 2011 at 1:05 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Jim Romenesko leaves Poynter over attribution conflict

Even if you don’t know his name, if you’re interested in the media, you’ve read Jim Romenesko’s work. For 12 years he’s written about media goings-on for Poynter.org, but last night he ended their relationship. And for good reason, say many other members of the online media.

Posted on November 11, 2011 at 1:45 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,