The pluses and perils of journalistic partnerships

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“The Guardian’s writers and editors failed to get their heads around a complex exposé on which our partners in the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists had been working for months.”
— Chris Elliott, Readers’ Editor, The Guardian

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New fact-checking research

Two new studies from the American Press Institute’s Fact-Checking Project are cause for optimism that fact checking in journalism can lead to a better-informed public.

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Ombudsmen in the U.S.

Just a handful of ombudsmen, or public editors, are working in the United States.

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Some cartoons are meant to be serious, not humorous

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“I have learned that the world brings a myriad of interpretations to a cartoon, each valid for the person who reacts in their own way to an image.”
— Globe and Mail editorial cartoonist Brian Gable

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In the News…

The Columbia Journalism School investigated and produced a report for Rolling Stone magazine over its story of a campus rape.

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NPR Updates Ethics Code

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NPR’s code of ethics now extends to employees of shows that NPR distributes but does not produce. The move follows a report that the host of an NPR-distributed program was participating in fundraising dinners for a nonprofit organization.

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