Thursday, November 06, 2008

A few comforting words for editors - from Google

Maybe this will help ease the pain flowing -- especially -- through the editing ranks of newsrooms lately.

No less than Google says editors are -- wait for it -- more important than ever!

It reads a little bit like Google saying, please, save us from ourselves. From a gathering in Colombia via the World Editors Forum:

The lesson behind the examples was that editors need to fact-check more than ever because once information is published, it is immediately spread all over the world by Googlebots and other software. Editors need to make sure that "informing as quickly as possible is not the same as misinforming."

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1 Comments:

At 12/22/08, 4:52 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

who are the editors of google?

 

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