Regret the Error creator's goal is to improve journalism

Media Orchard

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."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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