Daily Archives: March 28, 2011

Anti-journalism

‘Facebook puts vulnerable children at risk of depression, warn doctors‘ [istyosty link]. From the article: ‘A lot of what’s happening is actually very healthy, but it can go too far,’ [Dr Megan Moreno] said… Parents shouldn’t get the idea that using Facebook ‘is going to somehow infect their kids with depression,’ she said. Too late, […]

Sources & plagiarism

This Huffington Post story written on the 26th March was clearly attributed to Reuters, two days later and it appears on the Daily Mail website attributed to ‘Daily Mail Reporter’ without any mention of Reuters or the Huffington Post. Inputting the Huffington Post article into Churnalism.com and it shows that the Mail has cut 77% […]

March 26th old news already

Today’s front pages: Daily Mail: ‘Fury over Bulger killer’s tryst with girl guard’, and a story about Princess Eugenie riding a bicycle. Daily Star: ‘JORDAN: If I revealed what REALLY happened Alex would be destroyed for ever!’, a small piece about Sian O’Callaghan and another about Coleen Rooney. Daily Mirror: ‘Back on the beach: Canoe […]