22 Apr What can journalists learn from coverage of the Boston bombings? A quick roundup
There has been a lot of talk concerning the mediaâ€™s coverage concerning the recent Boston tragedy. What can journalists learn from it? Check out these links:
- How does a journalist balance accuracy with speed? In light of the Boston Marathon tragedy, New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan discusses some of the messy reporting on the event.
- When it came to Boston, many media sources got it wrong. But perhaps media mistakes donâ€™t matter as much as we think they do, saysÂ Paul Farhi of the Washington Post.
- The Washington Postâ€™s Chris Cillizza discusses what the tragedy taught him about journalism
- What can consumers learn from the misinformation spread about Boston? Jihi Jolly of the Future Journalism Project encourages news consumers to think more like journalists.
- Images can say much more than words. Check out this conversation with Boston Globe journalist John Tlumacki, who photographed the tragedy.