Wednesday, November 01, 2006

A Tricky Business: Corrections in Online Stories

by Stephanie Merry
Handling corrections in online stories can be a tricky business. Stephanie Merry reveals the lack of standards and consistency in online corrections and discusses their importance with Craig Silverman, who runs the blog "Regret the Error" and who insists that tiny mistakes can make a big difference in the way an audience views the media. She speaks with Ombudsmen and journalists to offer examples of the different ways corrections are made in leading publications.
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