Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The anatomy of a story and how it went wrong under the "new" journalism

This is an interesting story on how the Washington Post quietly edited and corrected a major story without any correction.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Prostitution, embezzlement allegations fly in lawsuits involving Clio-based Shriners organization
MLive.com ‎- by Mark Tower ‎- 17 hours ago
A former employee of the Elf Khurafeh Shrine Temple has filed a ... Singelis admits he never directly witnessed any acts of prostitution by the ...

Any idea why this story was pulled after it had been posted? The writer posts on his blog site that "technical" problems were being addressed. But maybe it's because they ran an unsubstantiated story. Note the accuser "admits he never directly witnessed any acts of prostitution"