Publishing a story is like climbing a mountain and throwing a fistful of feathers into the wind.
Trying to correct a mistake is like going back up the mountain the next morning to pick up all the feathers. It’s impossible to do. A better choice: Get the story right the first time.
As it is, most Americans distrust the media.
- The public’s assessment of the accuracy of news stories is now at its lowest level in more than two decades of Pew Research surveys, and Americans’ views of media bias and independence now match previous lows.