My plate is too full right now to read and comment in detail on the new NPR Ethics Handbook. But since I have blogged extensively on newsroom social media policies, including NPR’s earlier guidelines, I’ll point to some good pieces by friends at Poynter whose reporting and analysis I trust:
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Posted in TBD, tagged Alan Mutter, Cory Bergman, Dan Conover, Emily Bell, Jim Brady, John Paton, Jonathan Weber, Journal Register, Lost Remote, Mallary Tenore, Mathew Ingram, Mike Orren, Newsosaur, Paul Farhi, Poynter, Rick Edmonds on February 24, 2011 | 12 Comments »
I still don’t have a lot to say about this week’s changes at TBD. But I know people who follow this blog are interested in business models for news and in the TBD experience.
So, in the spirit of TBD’s model of linking to other content, I will pass along links to other people’s analysis of the business aspects of what has happened here (I don’t agree with all of them; just passing them along):
- Added Feb. 28: Rick Robinson on Business Insider
- Added Feb. 27: David Kaplan of paidContent
- Added Feb. 26: Michael Boyd Clark
- Added Feb. 26: Jane Stevens of World Co.
- Added Feb. 26: Jonathan Weber of Bay Area Citizen
- Added Feb. 25: Mathew Ingram of GigaOm
- Added Feb. 25: Emily Bell of Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism
- Added Feb. 25: CJR Q&A with Jim Brady
- Added Feb. 25: Dan Conover
- Paul Farhi of the Washington Post
- Newsosaur blogger Alan Mutter
- Cory Bergman of Lost Remote
- Poynter’s Mallary Tenore
- Poynter’s Rick Edmonds
- Journal Register’s John Paton (responding to Edmonds, with comment from Edmonds)
- Mike Orren (a 2009 blog post, but he tweeted today that it was relevant to TBD developments)
I try to understand a subject before I write about it. So I won’t have much to say about the changes taking place at TBD.
Here’s what I will say:
- Working at TBD has been a highlight of my career. I am proud of what we have achieved. Working with the staff and the colleagues here has been a delight and a privilege. (more…)
Posted in Accuracy, Ethics, tagged accuracy, checklists, Chesley Sullenberger, Craig Silverman, George Kennedy, Judith Miller, Mallary Tenore, Rosalie Stemer, Steve Weinberg on January 4, 2011 | 38 Comments »
I don’t generally use a to-do list unless something is really important.
If I’m taking off on a long trip and need to be sure I don’t forget something, I’ll make a list the night before. If I forget something, adjusting on the plane or the road can be difficult or impossible. But I don’t start the workday with a to-do list. I know the day is going to throw me some surprises, and what’s important by the end of the day won’t be the same as what was important in the morning. So I don’t bother with a list. I just start the day, do what’s important and figure I’ll get a lot of important work done. Most days I do.
When I heard Craig Silverman talk about how effective checklists are in preventing errors, I decided I needed a checklist. After all, what’s more important than accuracy? (more…)