Arizona Republic editor: I understand the rush to try and get the story, but…

Columbia Journalism Review
“At the same time I think [covering the Tucson shooting] was a cautionary experience for all of us to remember those core practices and standards in moments of chaos,” says Arizona Republic editor Randy Lovely. “There were contradictions that we were seeing, which caused us to be even more hesitant. We were trying to be as fast as we could be but as accurate as we could be.”

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