Regret the Error creator's goal is to improve journalism
Craig Silverman discusses his newspaper corrections website with Scott Baradell: "The idea was to raise the issue, highlight the best/worst corrections, start a dialogue about how the media can be more accurate, and investigate whether the correction actually works. ...My goal is not to tear down the press. I work in the press and my motivation is to make it better. I think that's a big difference between Regret and a lot of other sites. When I discover an instance of plagiarism it honestly upsets me. I don't get off on it."