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David Carr / New York Times:
Theater, Disguised as Real Journalism   —  Is it O.K. to lie on the way to telling a greater truth?  The short answer is also the right one.  —  No.  —  It's worth examining that question now that we have learned about the lies perforating the excerpt of Mike Daisey's one-man show …
Mar 18, 2012, 9:20 PM - In context

Retracting “Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory”   —  Ira writes:  —  I have difficult news.  We've learned that Mike Daisey's story about Apple in China - which we broadcast in January - contained significant fabrications.  We're retracting the story because we can't vouch for its truth.
Mar 16, 2012, 1:30 PM - In context

Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
NewsiT Raises $500K To Gamify Crowd Journalism   —  Crowdsourced news platform just announced that it has raised $500,000 in seed funding.  And, timed to match the beginning of South by Southwest, it's also launching its iPhone app.  —  The company was founded …
Mar 8, 2012, 8:55 PM - In context

Megan Garber / The Atlantic Online:
Google and the News, Part 2,389: The Company Is Co-Hosting a Conference on Investigative Reporting and Tech   —  An investigative reporter might spend weeks (or months, or years) working on a single story, guided by her sense that the facts she's uncovering will expose injustice and illuminate wrongs …
Feb 28, 2012, 11:55 PM - In context

‘Marketplace’ feature is a complete fabrication   —  American Public Media's “Marketplace” has a silo where it stores all manner of compelling first-person narratives.  It's called “My Life is True,” and it's essentially a series of stories “from people living on the edges of the economy.”
Feb 2, 2012, 7:10 PM - In context

Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Public Insight Network, now swimming in data, launches its own reporting unit   —  American Public Media's nine-year-old Public Insight Network now claims more than 130,000 sources — that is, ordinary folks across America (and as of November, South Africa) who contribute their personal experiences to PIN's massive database.
Jan 25, 2012, 12:20 PM - In context

Craig Newmark / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Fact-checking should be part of how news organizations earn trust   —  Okay, I'm not in the news business, and I'm not going to tell anyone how to do their job.  However, it'd be good to have news reporting that I could trust again, and there's evidence that fact checking is an idea whose time has come.
Jan 14, 2012, 7:30 AM - In context

Barbara Cochran / The Huffington Post:
Why Federal Support for Public Broadcasting Is the Right Decision   —  When Gary Knell officially takes over today as NPR's new president, he'll find no shortage of ideas about what he should do with an organization that has recently survived bad headlines, turmoil at the top and a near-death experience with federal funding cuts.
Dec 1, 2011, 2:20 PM - In context

Steve Myers / Poynter:
Spot.Us becomes part of Public Insight Network   —  American Public Media has acquired Spot.Us and will integrate it with its crowdsourcing platform Public Insight Network.  The two operations “create a media that is more responsive and responsible to the public's needs,” writes Spot.Us founder David Cohn on his blog.
Nov 29, 2011, 12:55 PM - In context

David Cohn /
Spot.Us has Merged with Public Insight Network   —  Spot.Us + PIN = Rocking  —  Spot.Us launched in November of 2008.  Counting the months of planning (and applying for the Knight News Challenge) that went into the launch and I've been working on Spot.Us for almost four years.
Nov 29, 2011, 12:25 PM - In context

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