Bloomberg News' Editor in Chief Matthew Winkler has apologized for the use by reporters of proprietary data about subscribers to the company's business terminals. The practice was entrenched in a newsroom that was carved out of the lucrative terminals leasing division.
Teens today navigate a flood of viral emails, Facebook posts and Internet rumors, but many don't yet have the skills to sort fact from fiction. The News Literacy Project aims to teach middle and high school students to become more critical consumers of news and information.
In April, the Associated Press decided the word "illegal" should only be used to describe actions, not people. It's one of several major news outlets that have been reconsidering how to refer to people who are in this country illegally.
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