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by Scott Rosenberg

Last week Salon.com, a publication I helped edit for many years, officially retracted “Deadly Immunity,” a 2005 story by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. that had promoted scientific research (never very persuasive and now widely discredited) linking autism to preservatives once used in vaccines. It’s not often that publications go back and fix this sort of [...] more »

by Scott Rosenberg

The web is a two-way medium. But when it comes to reporting errors on news sites, too often, it might as well be broadcast or print. It’s time to change that. That’s why, yesterday, we announced the launch of the Report an Error Alliance — an ad hoc coalition of news organizations and individuals who [...] more »

by Scott Rosenberg

It may be impolitic to admit this, but I’m weary of the Great News Business Model Hunt. For those journalists who have just woken up to the changes in their industry, I know that this issue couldn’t be more fascinating and pertinent. But if you worked in the news business on the web from the [...] more »