If context is king, it’s abdicated

If context is king, it’s abdicated

Dan Gillmor by Dan Gillmor and Kristy Roschke Like most people, we’ve been glued to breaking COVID-19 news coverage. We regularly visit local and national news sites for the latest. We also regularly run into a fundamental flaw in how news works. Far too often,...
Corrections: What can we agree on?

Corrections: What can we agree on?

Corrections What do journalistic corrections — and policies on how they should work — have in common across the news craft? Not much, apart from a consensus that forthright, prompt corrections of errors are a hallmark of integrity. Should they have a lot more in...