Real-time Web + journalism = Real-time reporting

In a new essay, OJR’s Robert Hernandez uses the recent incident of the gunman at the Discovery Channel’s headquarters to highlight how the real-time web is changing journalism — including some good examples of how it can help and complicate the story.

New report: Internet more important than newspapers, but still not trustworthy

Newspapers are now less important than the Internet as a source of information, yet the majority of online users say most online information is not reliable, according to the 10th annual study of the impact of the Internet on Americans by the Center for the Digital Future. The study also found that 70 percent of […]

Pope Admits Online News Can Provide Infallible Aid

“I have been told that consulting the information available on the Internet would have made it possible to perceive the problem early on,” Pope Benedict wrote this week. “I have learned the lesson that in the future in the Holy See we will have to pay greater attention to that source of news.”

Online Credibility Survey

An overwhelming majority of editors and the public agrees that local news content online is trustworthy, but the two groups disagree on whether anonymous postings should be allowed on news websites, according to a new study from the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI), in partnership with the Associated Press Managing Editors (APME).

When to remove online content

Online Journalism Ethics Guidelines

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Newspaper sites criticized for publishing inappropriate comments

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