Tag Archives: Accuracy

Picture This

Picture this: Today, accuracy in photography is seen as important as accuracy in reporting. Altering is forbidden. From the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists archives.

 

Newspaper Corrections

Newspaper corrections: The Toronto Star’s public editor, Kathy English, surveys a decade of Star corrections.

Misspelled or mangled names account for about 30 percent.

“I have learned through these years that most every mistake the Star’s journalists make matters to someone for some reason,” she writes.

The New Take On Editing Photos

The new take on editing photos: Pictures are vital to covering the news at a time when technology makes it easy to alter images, says a story in the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists archives.

“It was not considered a big deal a decade or more ago” to alter a picture. “But now it is, because accuracy in photography is seen as important as accuracy in reporting.”