The ethical issues raised concerning Abramson's sections on Vice and BuzzFeed specifically are also significant given her larger views on the outlets' integrity and quality. With rampant layoffs hitting the media industry at every level, many potential readers, both in and outside the field, want more context for journalism's crippling infrastructure. In another passage, she doesn't seem to grasp the evolving political awareness and interests of young people, characterizing BuzzFeed's LGBT and gender coverage reductively as "reliable traffic drivers. Rachel Leah is a culture writer for Salon. The book is described as "the definitive report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade," follows four news organizations: If you have an older Salon account, please enter your username and password below: Gold expressed dismay at Abramson's mis-categorization, saying he spoke to her directly.
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Jill Abramson's "Merchants of Truth": A "fight for facts" marred by plagiarism allegations
The truth promised in Merchants of Truth was often not true. Further, with President Trump's blatant attacks on media companies as well as against individual journalists, compounded by violence — actual and threatened — directed at news outlets and journalists both in the U. Duhaime-Ross said the only thing that was corrected in the final version was their gender. It has also given her little shielding from allegations of incomplete fact-checking. In short, there's no shortage of people and companies to point the finger at for the challenges journalism faces now. Gold expressed dismay at Abramson's mis-categorization, saying he spoke to her directly.
Washington Post investigative reporter Amy Brittain called the evidence of plagiarism "overwhelming. In a Twitter thread, Arielle Duhaime-Rossa correspondent for Vice News, claimed that in a single paragraph on her identity and qualifications in "Merchants of Truth," there were six factual errors. Despite the pushback on Abramson's reporting, she told the New Yorker that the book was fact-checked. But the major blow against Abramson came on Thursday when current Vice News correspondent Michael Moynihan wrote a long Twitter thread alleging that several passages in the three chapters on Vice were outright plagiarized from several different sources, including a Master's thesis. The book is described as "the definitive report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade," follows four news organizations: