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A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #42

After reading Hanna Rosin’s recent piece in The New Republic about meeting with Stephen Glass after many years, I wanted to share this video clip as my “quote of the week.” A good writer or editor knows a little bit about a lot of things, and this dramatization provides a good demonstration of how a modern, tech-savvy editor, researcher or journalist can do a fact check, sometimes without even looking things up. 14 more words


Introduction: Jayson Blair

Introduction: Jayson Blair

Elin Enrooth

Jayson Blair was a former journalist for the New York Times that, like Glass, was discovered to have plagiarized and fabricated his stories. 282 more words

Media Mix: The New Yorker's Paywall Is Back

Remember back in July when The New Yorker announced that it was going to drop its paywall and we all made plans to read all of the long stories from the archives that we always mean to read but never do? 203 more words

WK10 Activity 3 and 4

2- When the publisher forces everyone on staff to circle every comma in the last issue, so
he can point out what he believes are mistakes, Kelly confronts him. 574 more words

Shattered Glass

I enjoyed Shattered Glass, though some of that may be just that most of the movies I watched most recently before it were subtitled and/or obscure and artsy, so it was a welcome change to not have to work so hard watching a movie. 1,284 more words


Journalists should be skeptical of everyone: Including themselves

Upon reading two articles concerning the ambiguity that comes with covering sensitive topics, I reluctantly believe that there should be a level of distrust when it comes to journalism. 361 more words

Fake It Until You Make It

I have already written a couple of times about scientific misconduct. 1,529 more words

Trivia Madness