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Misquoted man 'thankful' for Toronto Star Apology, Didn't say Homosexuality needs healing
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Misquoted man 'thankful' for Toronto Star Apology, Didn't say Homosexuality needs healing
By: Sydney Smith
April 22, 2014 05:00 AM EST
The Ontario Press Council ruled against the Toronto Star for misquoting York University professor Dr. Blake Martin last month. Martin is the course director for the university's Department of Dance and has a PhD in...
Paul Weller's 3 Children to be paid by Daily Mail for Privacy Violation
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Paul Weller's 3 Children to be paid by Daily Mail for Privacy Violation
By: Sydney Smith
April 21, 2014 05:00 AM EST
UK musician Paul Weller testified in court that he told the photographer to stop taking pictures of his children but the photojournalist ignored his request. Now, The UK Mail Online must pay Weller's three children...
Bill Murray stopped a bank robber in Tokyo? Nope! Another media hoax
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Bill Murray stopped a bank robber in Tokyo? Nope! Another media hoax
By: Sydney Smith
April 20, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Bill Murray often earns headlines for his silly off-screen antics, but a satire story has credited him with a feat he has not accomplished (yet): bumping into a bank robber. Nonetheless, the UK Express was duped into...
2 Examples of Bad Taste in Chelsea Clinton Pregnancy coverage
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2 Examples of Bad Taste in Chelsea Clinton Pregnancy coverage
By: Sydney Smith
April 19, 2014 05:00 AM EST
This week, Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton, announced she and her husband are expecting a baby, and in response, the media has devoted countless stories to the news. A couple of news stories in...
Fake Story About Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle Brawl 'Journalistic Cancer' that spread
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Fake Story About Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle Brawl 'Journalistic Cancer' that spread
By: Sydney Smith
April 18, 2014 11:01 AM EST
Aretha Franklin plans to sue satire website News Nerd over its story claiming she and Patti LaBelle got into a fight, the Detroit News reported. The News Nerd story claimed LaBelle was "arrested and charged with...
UK Sun reported singer was 'home-wrecker,' Sued for Libel
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UK Sun reported singer was 'home-wrecker,' Sued for Libel
By: Sydney Smith
April 18, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Was UK pop singer Tulisa Contostavlos a "home-wrecker"? The UK Sun is being sued for libel by the UK pop singer for saying she "destroyed" a family. According...
UK Mirror Uses Stock photo of U.S. Child for UK poverty story
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UK Mirror Uses Stock photo of U.S. Child for UK poverty story
By: Sydney Smith
April 17, 2014 09:29 AM EST
The UK Daily Mirror used a dramatic stock photo of a U.S. girl without saying so to illustrate a report on UK poverty this week. The April 16 Mirror story was titled, "Britain's hunger crisis: One MILLION food...
Quentin Tarantino Still Says Gawker Link is Infringement
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Quentin Tarantino Still Says Gawker Link is Infringement
By: Sydney Smith
April 17, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Quentin Tarantino and Gawker have traded shots in court papers responding to Tarantino's lawsuit accusing Gawker of contributory copyright infringement. As iMediaEthics previously reported, in January, Tarantino...
 Is Sylvia the hawk the Pope's latest weapon against evil? Latest Vatican Hoax
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Is Sylvia the hawk the Pope's latest weapon against evil? Latest Vatican Hoax
By: Sydney Smith
April 16, 2014 04:15 PM EST
How did The Guardian  and other news outlets ever fall for a bogus story claiming the Vatican hired a hawk as part of Pope Francis' security team? The Guardian unpublished a story claiming just that. The...
Chicago Sun-Times blocks its commenters for 'negativity, racism, hate speech'... 'temporarily'
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Chicago Sun-Times blocks its commenters for 'negativity, racism, hate speech'... 'temporarily'
By: Sydney Smith
April 16, 2014 05:00 AM EST
The Chicago Sun-Times is fed up with their commenters' behavior, which they describe without varnish as often "a morass of negativity, racism [and] hate speech" and "an embarrassing mishmash of fringe...
Maltese politician suing I'Orrizont for 'Mud-Slinging Campaign'
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Maltese politician suing I'Orrizont for 'Mud-Slinging Campaign'
By: Sydney Smith
April 15, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Maltese newspaper I'Orrizont is being sued for libel by politician Stefano Mallia. Mallia is running for Member of the European Parliament this year as a member of the Nationalist Party. Mallia is suing over the...
No credit to WSJ in Medicare story, NYT says 'It was an oversight'
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No credit to WSJ in Medicare story, NYT says 'It was an oversight'
By: Sydney Smith
April 14, 2014 05:00 AM EST
New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan called out the paper for failing to credit the Wall Street Journal in its front-page report on Medicare. "What’s missing in that story is any reference to The...
Criminal Charges for 4, Closer Mag's Julie Gayet pic violated French privacy law
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Criminal Charges for 4, Closer Mag's Julie Gayet pic violated French privacy law
By: Sydney Smith
April 13, 2014 10:05 AM EST
Four people involved in paparazzi photos of actress Julie Gayet and French president Francois Hollande will be charged in France's criminal court for breach of privacy , English news website Expatica.com reported....
Why the Guardian published photo of grief-stricken MH370 family member
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Why the Guardian published photo of grief-stricken MH370 family member
By: Sydney Smith
April 13, 2014 05:00 AM EST
A "small handful" of readers complained about the Guardian's decision to publish a front-page photo of an emotional family member reacting to the news that the Malaysian authorities' statement that the...
Meet the Press apologizes to survivor after naming of Boston Marathon bombers
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Meet the Press apologizes to survivor after naming of Boston Marathon bombers
By: Sydney Smith
April 12, 2014 05:14 PM EST
Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a professional dancer who lost part of her leg at the Boston Marathon bombings last year, asked NBC's Meet the Press not to mention the bombers' names this week during an interview.  But,...
50-meter Banjo Statue? UK's Eastern Daily Press publishes fake press release
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50-meter Banjo Statue? UK's Eastern Daily Press publishes fake press release
By: Sydney Smith
April 12, 2014 05:00 AM EST
The Eastern Daily Press apologized after being hoaxed by an April Fool's Day prank, UK journalism news website Hold the Front Page reported. The newspaper published a press release saying The Great British Banjo...
Muslim Observer newspaper apologizes after fake photo of Syrian boy
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Muslim Observer newspaper apologizes after fake photo of Syrian boy
By: Sydney Smith
April 11, 2014 02:53 PM EST
Michigan newspaper The Muslim Observer published a fake photo of a Syrian boy sleeping between two...
Was SELF editor axed after magazine mocked cancer patient?
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Was SELF editor axed after magazine mocked cancer patient?
By: Sydney Smith
April 11, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Lucy Danziger was fired as the editor in chief of SELF magazine, just days after the magazine came under fire for mocking a cancer patient. Coincidence? As iMediaEthics previously reported, SELF and Danziger issued...
Last News Council in the U.S. Closes Next Month
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Last News Council in the U.S. Closes Next Month
By: Sydney Smith
April 10, 2014 02:51 PM EST
The Washington News Council is shutting down at the end of next month. It was the last news council left after the Minnesota News Council closed in early 2011. iMediaEthics interviewed executive director and co-founder of...
New York Times Front Page for Sale? Harry Winston Ad Wraps Print
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New York Times Front Page for Sale? Harry Winston Ad Wraps Print
By: Rhonda Roland Shearer, Sydney Smith
April 10, 2014 11:36 AM EST
Readers woke up thinking only a Harry Winston diamond's ad circular was on their front steps instead of Thursday's New York Times. But, the ad isn't just for any business -- only Harry Winston jewels dazzled...
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