WP's Public Enemy/911 item gets Regret the Error's Correction of the Year award

Regret the Error
Craig Silverman says the Post item earns Correction of the Year honors because of what happened after it was published. "[The] correction inspired an amusing Twitter hashtag, which saw people come together to come up with imagined corrections. It's Correction of the Year because it communicates that people notice and care about corrections, and because it demonstrates the participatory potential being unleashed by the Internet."
> The year in plagiarism and fabrication

  • 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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