Good morning. Here are 10 media stories.
- How Rolling Stone blew the UVA rape story
Managing Editor Will Dana says «he, other editors and fact-checkers felt that Jackie was credible, and the magazine’s lawyers had no problems with it, so the magazine ran it.» (NYT) | The magazine amended its original apology to take blame for the mistakes it originally attributed to its source, Jackie. Compare the notes. (Diff Checker) | Erik Wemple: «Fire the Rolling Stone editors who worked on this story.» (WP) | Matt Taibbi: «People also need to understand that the mistake here did not involve the fact-checking department.» (@mtaibbi) | Rolling Stone succumbed to confirmation bias, Judith Shulevitz argues: «Erdely and her editors were all in the grip of a myth. … they had never subjected their beliefs to the test of falsifiability.» (CJR) | Jay Rosen: «Watch out, journalists.
from Poynter. http://ift.tt/1woUj1w