Tag Archives: standards

Media Prophesy for 2018

Smart people tell Nieman Lab what the world of journalism will look like in 2018.

“If this year was about transparency of the journalistic process and how we do our job, next year it will be about transparency of values and why we do our job,” say Millie Tran and Stine Bauer Dahlberg.


Better Ads Standards

Coalition for Better Ads: Ads that disrupt the browsing experience or delay access to content can frustrate consumers. Standards adopted.

“The goal is to measure consumers’ preferences about the types of ads they least prefer in order to help the global marketplace take steps to deliver a better ad experience.”

Deciding on Corrections or Clarifications

Correcting “significant errors:” The Guardian’s readers’ editor tells how he decides if an error needs a correction or clarification, using six criteria.

“Seriousness of any potential harm” tops the list, followed by “consequences if item misunderstood.”

“Human frailty plays its part,” writes the editor. “People can mishear, misunderstand, misread, mistype and overlook. People cut corners and sometimes crash.”

Combating Newsroom Sexual Abuse

Combating sexual abuse in the newsroom: The Society of Professional Journalists lists resources “in light of the increasing sexual misconduct allegations against high-profile male journalists.” Four steps explained: Demand, insist, urge and establish.