Jane Nethercote writes:
Terry Lane has gone on the record about his stuff-up (yesterday, item
three). Sunday Age
editor Peter Fray acknowledged the error in yesterday’s Crikey, noting
that “we will obviously be apologising to our readers and setting
the record straight”.
Their contrition is not in question. However, as of XX am today, the
offending article, “Turning a blind eye to the real horrors” is still
available on The Age‘s website without a nod to a correction or the follow-up story.
One of the internet’s big advantages over old media is its ability
to track stories, documenting new developments. That’s an obvious point. So why is th
The Age states that its policy to “to correct all significant errors as soon as possible. The Age
is committed to presenting information fairly and accurately.”