An eye on ABC NEWS: Keeping the bastards who keep the bastards honest - honest.
Aim of ABC NEWS WATCH
In a diversifying media landscape news editors face an increasingly difficult challenge reviewing the work of reporters under their supervision. Inevitably some mistakes, errors and substandard articles slip past their critical eyes.
The simple aim of ABC NEWS WATCH is to publicise the errors, omissions, and substandard reports produced by the News service and related entities of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). In doing so we hope to provide an independent check or audit on ABC news articles and in doing so improve the standard of ABC news reporting. After all its our ABC.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Update: Nature says "Asili", ABC says "Mwamba"
COMMENT: Apparently ABC now says "Asili"also-see original complaint HERE.
"I am advised by ABC News management that the error originated in the copy supplied to the ABC by its partner news agency AFP. The ABC News online editor has corrected the report and brought the error to the attention of AFP."
We note that there is nothing in the article to indicate that there has been a change. Minitrue in action once again.
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