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Fact-Checking: It's So Old Media. Not.

Bill Keller'sis turning page two into a regular Sorry We Didn't Check That Department.
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Howell Raines is starting to look good in the rear-view mirror. Bill Keller's NYTimes is turning page two into a regular Sorry We Didn't Check That Department. Editor & Publisher has the gory details. But what, in fact, is going on at the Times? A (pardon me) rational organization, in the wake of the Judy Miller debacle, might have wanted to ratchet up its fact-checking. Instead, that aspect of the journalistic project seems to have been, shall we say, ratcheted down. Unless research has shown that the page two correction stories spike online readership....