Ideas for covering the week devoted to freedom of information, including two GH papers' ideas touted on SunshineWeek.org.
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Craig Silverman, founder of the Regret the Error blog, shares his take on which media outlets got it wrong and which ones got it right – and why – during coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, with tips and takeaways for newsrooms on verification of digital information. Silverman (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an award-winning journalist and the founder of Regret the Error, a blog that reports on media errors and corrections, and trends regarding accuracy and verification.
Here are 5 takeaways from "Don't get fooled again: Best practices for online verification."