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Bug #39818 closed:corrected
"Respond quickly to questions about accuracy..."

In a well-penned and insightful article, contributing Huffington Post Media Blog author, Rev. Marie Siroky, states: “Unlike the invisible gay agenda or feminist agenda, there IS an agenda for journalists. It's known as Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics and has been around... Read more

Bug #39800 open:under discussion
Paper Corrects but Nobody Is the Wiser

Paper Corrects but Nobody Is the Wiser  I was glad to see that the Japan Times recently fixed what amounted to a minor error* in one of its stories. I only wish it had noted the correction at the bottom of the article like it's done in the past (as with the April 6, 2013 wire story, "Whale... Read more

Bug #38057 open:under discussion
Disappeared

A retraction notice (for an article using phrases "identical or similar" to those found in another source) that appeared in the print edition of the paper was never published in the web edition and the offending article was removed from the online archive without any explanation. This is a copy of... Read more

Bug #39802 open
Paper Resurrects White Savior Complex

Japan Times Resurrects White Savior Complex The reader mail section of any newspaper ought to be a platform supporting a wide range of diverging and hopefully enlightening views. It would be a shame for a paper’s editors to let those pages deteriorate into a soapbox for espousing something... Read more

Bug #39789 open
Annette Funicello did not endorse birth control

An Arizona minister wrongly claimed that Annette Funicello endorsed birth control.  The Raw Story is still repeating his claim as fact, writing "Anderson noted that Annette Funicello, a star of the Mickey Mouse Club in the 1950s, had promoted birth control for a 1960s-era advertisement...." Read more

Bug #38619 closed:unresolved
Kendrick Johnson racist "Murder" - Valdosta, GA.

ONe-sided. Quoted questionable sources. Parents of murder victim claim racism, CNN quotes family, famous civil rights attorney as saying local sheriff lied, Ga. Bureau Investigation lied. CNN didn't explore qualifictions of person who did second autopsy. Former 4-term president (white) of local... Read more

Bug #38578 closed:unresolved
Edmond Post Office Shooting

Sherrill said nothing as he immediately walked up to the shift supervisor, Richard Esser Jr., and shot him in the chest at close range. Still silent, Sherrill stalked more victims throughout the winding corridors of the Edmond post office. His rampage lasted for only ten minutes but,... Read more

Bug #38523 closed:unresolved
Less than Meets the Eye

Writing in the Denver Post, reporter Andrea L. Fisher says that “in Japan, as much as one-third of elementary students admit to licking their classmates' eyes. It is called eye licking or “worming,' more accurately called, oculolinctus.” She explains that eye licking “has... Read more

Bug #38571 closed:unresolved
New Heights in Skulking

The headline on an August 29, 2013 story in the Denver Post's All Things Avalanche blog reads: "Sneak peak of new Pepsi Center scoreboard" Should that be "sneak peek" rather than "sneak peak" or is that where they are going to list the names of the wiliest players.       Read more

Bug #38572 closed:unresolved
Surreptitious Summits

It seems like surreptitious summits are popping up across the media landscape. An August 18 Boston Globe article entitled, "New park layout sneak peak," led with this equally stealthy statement: "Selectmen got a sneak peak at the layout of the new WWII Veterans Memorial Nature Trails, which... Read more