Category: Story Links

You won’t read about it in The Vindy

It’s disheartening to be witness to the closing of such a storied newspaper. Youngstown was the first city I traveled to when I came to Ohio with the AP. It stayed a part of my life even after my retirement and the people who worked there are special in telling the story of journalism in the state.

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Short Wave Radio Mistake Creates “Fake News” in 1935

“Fake News,” or mistaken reporting, has been around as long as someone has attempted to relay, restate, or report an event. In the case of the Hauptman verdict, it was technology that created the problem, not the people reporting. Today, technology has amplified the human problem and added more voices to the creators and critics of news reporting.

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