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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...
Cleveland Browns Owner NOT indicted by FBI, TV station retracts
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Cleveland Browns Owner NOT indicted by FBI, TV station retracts
By: Sydney Smith
April 10, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Cleveland ABC-affiliate WEWS News Net 5 unpublished a story after wrongly reporting that Jimmy Haslam, the owner of the Cleveland Browns football team, was indicted by the FBI. "There was zero truth" to the...
UK Mirror, Mail Faked Getty Images soccer photo?
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UK Mirror, Mail Faked Getty Images soccer photo?
By: Sydney Smith
April 09, 2014 12:35 PM EST
The UK Daily Mail and Daily Mirror both manipulated a news photo of a soccer player saluting his manager and a team coach, The Guardian's Roy Greenslade reported. The Mail doctored the image to remove Tim Sherwood,...
Philippines anchor sues Inquirer newspaper for libel after bribery claims
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Philippines anchor sues Inquirer newspaper for libel after bribery claims
By: Sydney Smith
April 09, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Where are Pre 2007 US News & World Report Stories? A list of archives
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Where are Pre 2007 US News & World Report Stories? A list of archives
By: Sydney Smith
April 08, 2014 05:00 AM EST
The accessibility of news stories from the past fosters accuracy and journalists' ability to provide context for current reporting. Back in February, Jim Romenesko reported on his website that U.S. News & World...
UK Editor out after blaming 'hooliganism' for Hillsborough tragedy
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UK Editor out after blaming 'hooliganism' for Hillsborough tragedy
By: Sydney Smith
April 07, 2014 02:46 PM EST
Maurice O'Brien "left" the UK Reading Chronicle following a suspension and an apology for a controversial front-page article that falsely accused hooliganism for the 1989 Hillsborough stadium tragedy that...
Fmr PM says 'I never made any comments,' Zimbabwe newspaper retracts fake interview
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Fmr PM says 'I never made any comments,' Zimbabwe newspaper retracts fake interview
By: Sydney Smith
April 07, 2014 12:00 PM EST
Zimbabwe's The Sunday Mail apologized and admitted it published a fake interview with politician Roy Bennett, according to the Zimbabwe Daily. The March 23 article, published in print and online, "Bennett...
$19 Million Home Renovations for Michael Schumacher?
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$19 Million Home Renovations for Michael Schumacher?
By: Sydney Smith
April 07, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Want to see how a rumor spreads around the world? Look no further than the case of Michael Schumacher, the Formula 1 racer hospitalized and in a come since a December skiing...
No More Paparazzi Pics of Celeb kids, Celeb Magazines Promise
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No More Paparazzi Pics of Celeb kids, Celeb Magazines Promise
By: Sydney Smith
April 06, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Celebrity website Celebuzz announced in late March that it won't publish paparazzi photos of celebrities' children anymore. Numerous outlets have made this promise lately, including: E! Entertainment, Today show,...
6 million is not one-third of 7 million: Fox News corrects its Obamacare sign-up graphic on air
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6 million is not one-third of 7 million: Fox News corrects its Obamacare sign-up graphic on air
By: Sydney Smith
April 05, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Fox News messed up, then corrected, an on-air graphic enrollment for The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. The original graphic was aired March 31. Through a careless math error or poor graphic skills, the graphic...
German magazine's Michael Schumacher 'Awake!' cover misleads readers
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German magazine's Michael Schumacher 'Awake!' cover misleads readers
By: Sydney Smith
April 04, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Readers have complained about German magazine Die Aktuelle's bait-and-switch cover issue, Australia's News.com.au reported. Die Aktuelle is a weekly women's magazine, according to Wikipedia. The cover...
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