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Boston Marathon Media Coverage

Learning the News One Mistake at a Time

David Westin | Posted 06.27.2013 | Media
David Westin

If there's one thing we can be sure about in the reporting from Boston last week, it's this: We all have a bigger job than ever before in sorting through the torrent of conflicting reports and finding the truth.

What's Changed -- and Hasn't -- in the Coverage of Breaking News

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 06.26.2013 | Media
Dr. Scott D. Miller

Fifty years ago, in 1963, the media landscape was still dominated by the printed word, and by the imperative of getting the story right before it was published in early and final editions of America's newspapers.