May 30, 2012
"I worked at Newsweek for five years. Reporters would write stories with a whole bunch of ‘tk’s so a fact checker could go do it. What kind of accountability is that? $100,000-a-year people depending on someone making $25,000 to get their story right."

He has a good point here. But still? (via joepompeo)

(via poynterinstitute)

  1. lostreib reblogged this from newsweek and added:
    Asserting that the audience now functions as a fact-checking entity and an editor should be a punchline. Seriously, is...
  2. maryontheinternet reblogged this from newsweek and added:
    nwk reporters make 100k a year? what the hell?
  3. hairtrending reblogged this from newsweek
  4. humanthesaurus reblogged this from newsweek and added:
    TK is my favorite thing when I’m working on my own stories, but I’m sure glad I’ve never been in a place where interns...
  5. callmebobswaget reblogged this from newsweek and added:
    It saddens me that the non-journalism world does not get to enjoy the wonderful “tktktk” placeholder.
  6. traviamento reblogged this from newsweek
  7. natteringnabobs reblogged this from newsweek and added:
    Dear Newsweek, hire me and I will do ALL OF THE TKS.
  8. nickturse reblogged this from newsweek
  9. schaeferhund reblogged this from newsweek and added:
    … Newsweek pays its reporters 100,000 dollars a year? o_o That doesn’t sound right to me…
  10. newsweek reblogged this from joepompeo and added:
    tk tk tk tkt tk tk tumblr intern fill in response here.
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