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Articles tagged truth (6)

“Recent love letters to journalistic innovations today read like declarations of world peace in 1938. Resisting the temptation to find sure-fire redeemers of journalism is important.”
From the “hermeneutics of quantum gravity” to the “conceptual penis,” attempted hoaxes tell us that our contemporary problems around truth are both cultural and structural.
Plus: Lowering paywalls during Sandy, the ongoing fallout from the BBC’s sex abuse scandal, and the rest of this week’s media and tech reads.
Plus: Another prominent case of plagiarism, the debate over false balance, a challenge to j-schools, and the rest of the week’s media and tech must-reads.
The director of the Citizen Media Law Project says the decision puts a dent in a common claim of those seeking defamation suits.
Plus: A change in the New York Times’ pay plan, copyright problems for Pinterest, and the rest of this week’s media and tech news.