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I'm Not Sure They REALLY Regret the Errors
October 21, 2004 12:47 PM   Subscribe

Regret The Error is a blog that collects "corrections, retractions, clarifications, and trends regarding accuracy and honesty in North American media." This may well be a NewsFilterFilter, but any site that gives me "In fact, it is impossible to determine the linguistic background of the demonstrator in the monkey suit" is okay in my book.
posted by mmahaffie (5 comments total)

 
I feel gratified and responsible.
posted by Mo Nickels at 1:19 PM on October 21, 2004


NewsFilterFilter is probably better stated as MetaNewsFilter.
posted by ChasFile at 1:38 PM on October 21, 2004


Are they not aware that "Apologies of the Week" is a copyrighted feature?
posted by dodgygeezer at 2:00 PM on October 21, 2004


Never forget that essential journalistic principle, "Err on A-1, correct on G-6".

(Murdoch publications may substitute "Lie" for "Err", "retract" for "correct", and "not at all" for "on G-30").
posted by George_Spiggott at 2:02 PM on October 21, 2004


Grumble. And the reader may substitute "6" for "30" in the above...
posted by George_Spiggott at 2:04 PM on October 21, 2004


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