ANALYSIS: Media Relations - Policies on mistakes in need of correction/A recent survey of reporters by the Columbia Journalism Review found much room for improvement in the way news outlets deal with corrections. In a media-saturated world where news is b

George Reedy, a former press secretary for President Lyndon Johnson who went on to serve as dean of Marquette University’s journalism school in the mid-1970s, used to constantly remind his students of an old reporters’ adage: Other people try to hide their mistakes, journalists print theirs.

by JOHN FRANK

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