Mea Culpas In A Digital Age; How Should We Handle Corrections?

There have always been mistakes made in journalism. Newspapers report “errata”, usually on page two. Unknown how many people actually read those corrections. In the digital space, it is easier to make corrections, but there is no agreed-upon norm for how to go about it. This hasn’t been a good week for me; ditto Reuters […]

Convergence Media Social Networks


In the increasingly competitive space of groups-of-people-as-gatekeepers, Reuters has added a TwitterThis link to some of its news stories. Twitter, for the uninitiated, allows members to post “tweets” to a public timeline or their “friends” (real or virtual). Methods of posting: text from phone, the web or a stand-alone application. Because Twitter grew out of […]