The Manhunt for Media Screw-Ups
Posted: 4/24/2013  |  By: Simon Dumenco | AdAge
At various points last week, it seemed as if there were a couple parallel, intense manhunts going down: first and foremost, the Boston Police Department and the FBI's search for the Boston Marathon bombers, but also the media's manhunt for the miscreants, rumormongers and incompetents in its ranks and beyond who turned last week into an orgy of misinformation and flawed reporting. In fact, sometimes it seemed as if a lot of the media spent much of last week trying to obliterate any remaining trust in media.