public editor

As media distrust grows, another outlet drops its liaison between the public and the newsroom.
Elizabeth Spayd will be the final journalist to hold the accountability position created in the wake of a 2003 plagiarism scandal.
A recent article in T, the style magazine of The Times, celebrated entrepreneurs “harnessing goodness through technology
So what gives? Why has one of the most revered news operations -- a program that has won more Emmy Awards than any other TV news organization -- turned its back on the kind of shoe-leather investigative reporting that has earned it a record-setting audience?
Not surprisingly, public editors have clashed, at times, with the paper's top editor. Sullivan, who reports to publisher
I confess. I am a man of words and thus, increasingly, a dinosaur. The New York Times' public editor, conduit to America's most influential news organization, should be more.
Today the New York Times asked for input on "whether and when New York Times news reporters should challenge 'facts' that are asserted by newsmakers they write about." The response among my peers has been fairly unanimous: Are you f-ing kidding me?
"I was giving Bill Self a hard time. He was here a while back," he said. Campaigning in 2008, Obama said that he'd campaigned
It is good that the New York Times has a "Public Editor" to keep an eye on the paper's ethics. But sometimes, it seems like valuable column space is wasted chastising Times staffers for minor missteps.
For the past three years, my assignment has been to try to help this newspaper live up to its own high journalistic standards
THE Times continues to hurt itself with readers by misusing anonymous sources. Read more on New York Times
It's not easy being a reporter for the Times. Besides the layers of assignment, desk and copy editors, reporters have to contend with a professional second guesser, known as the Public Editor.
Some Times readers are not much happier with the newspaper's coverage, arguing that it overplays conflict and underplays
The next morning, The Times took a look at Palin's political style as mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, and as governor. The article
As a Times columnist, I never envisioned myself writing a letter to a fellow resident of the paper's opinion section. But
ON May 12, The Times published an Op-Ed article by Edward N. Luttwak, a military historian, who argued that any hopes that
Read more on AdAge I found myself agreeing (Hoyt's better than Calame, no doubt). A colleague of mine recently said some