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New study shows how newspaper inaccuracies transcend journalism cultures, national borders

In 1936, journalism professor and former magazine editor Mitchell Charnley published the first accuracy audit of American newspapers.

Charnley selected a sample of news articles, identified the sources quoted in them and mailed those sources a survey. The survey asked … Read more

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Copy editors’ advice for the new year: ‘Slow down’

Two editors recently shared some useful tips to help journalists detect and prevent mistakes. A selection of their advice is below, and be sure to read both articles.

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