September 09, 2004

HERE'S A COLUMN by an old-media guy who isn't happy about having his work fact-checked by the great unwashed.

It's worth reading in conjunction with this piece, and this one, on a recent example of fact-checking. You can decide for yourself who comes off better. . . .

UPDATE: Susanna Cornett has some questions.

ANOTHER UPDATE: Eugene Volokh offers a Fisking.

And some extremely valuable advice for journalists from the legal world, here.