Vanishing Copy Editors

Vanishing copy editors: Copy editors were among the first to be axed in the internet mass communications revolution, writes Rosie DiManno.

“It is wacko, to me, that newspapers — where accuracy and clean content have always been of utmost importance — would view copy editors as expendable. The upshot has been disastrous.”

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Broadcast Transparency

Broadcast transparency: Knight-Cronkite News Lab study finds that showing the process of reporting a story increased trust in broadcast news.

Secret to earning audience trust is “show your work.”

 

Ethics Puzzler; You Decide

Ethics puzzler; you decide: Three California universities paid the Orange County Register $275.000 for a year’s worth of weekly sections featuring campus life. A smart way to raise revenue, or a serious breach of journalism ethics? From the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists archives.

https://ethicsadvicelineforjournalists.org/2013/09/18/smart-way-to-rai…or-ethics-breach/