• Famous Newspaper Errors

    How to Avoid the 29 Biggest Computer Mistakes (1993)THE STORY BEHIND THE NEWSPAPER – Dewey Defeats Truman – The world’s most famous newspaper error, Dewey Defeats Truman edition of the Chicago Tribune November 3, 1948. The newspaper incorrectly announced that Thomas Dewey had defeated Harry Truman for the presidency of the United States

    Newspapers make lots of mistakes and publish damn few … – The New York Times misspells names at a ferocious rate—famous names, obscure names, names of the dead in their obituaries, … Published Corrections Represent Two Percent of Factual Errors in Newspapers” earlier this month at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass …

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    Craig Silverman reports on trends and issues regarding media accuracy and the discipline of verification.Stories about errors, corrections, fact checking ……

    A list of the biggest, most epic Fox News FAILs of the past year. While even Fox admits that most of their shows are not actually “news”, viewers still expect them to get their facts straight.

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    Tragic Medication Errors Result in Accidental Abortions and Premature Birth. August 21, 2009. … according to local news reports. What Can Go Wrong. Medication safety advocates say such serious yet avoidable errors continue to occur, …

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    While these may be more than simple errors, here are the top ten erroneous newspaper headlines. 10. … This is possibly the most famous false headline that has ever been published. It was printed in the Chicago Tribune on November 3, 1948.

    Michelle A. Rhee, America’s most famous school reformer, was fully aware of the extent of the problem when she glossed over what appeared to be ……

    10 Most Famous Medical Mistakes of All Time. By Leslie. Medical mistakes happen every day. In fact, experts believe that about 200,000 people die every year in the United States from preventable medical mistakes.

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    Error headlines make interesting collectibles… November 6, 2008 by TimHughes · 2 Comments . Headlines of events that never happened offer a fascinating focus in the world of newspaper collecting.

    As a former newspaper journalist with more than 20 years in the business, I concur. However, the reasons for the spelling and grammatical errors are only partially the fault of an over-reliance on computers and their spell-checkers.