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Trustworthy Journalism in a Fact-checking-free World

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.24.2013 | Media
Craig Newmark

Our social contract with the news business is that they hold the powerful to account. In return, we buy the products of news outlets, and give news professionals certain protections, like the U.S. First Amendment and shield laws.

Accuracy Falls Short In Media Race

The Miami Hurricane | Posted 06.18.2013 | College
The Miami Hurricane

On Monday morning, more than 23,000 individuals began running the Boston Marathon eager to cross the finish line. But at 2:45 p.m., two bombs detonated at the final stretch of the race leaving 5,756 runners unable to finish.

Too Much News?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.22.2013 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

In the past five years, the phrase "news junkie," has been creeping up on me, and for the first time I realize I may be hooked, and the scary fact is -- we may all be.

Most Viewed Online Stories of 2012: Survey Results

Bill Lucey | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Bill Lucey

In just a few short weeks we'll be closing the books on 2012. And what a year's it's been.

Is It Time to Consider New Standards for News?

Jerry Lanson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Media
Jerry Lanson

I've been thinking about whether the journalism profession should consider something else: attacking the speed at which rumors spread by taking these rumors apart in special news sections and teasing out what's true and false.