Ethics Alert: Should Student Reporter Who Fabricated Sources Be Outed by Editors?

By: Dan Reimold | College Media Matters

A reporter at The Daily O’Collegian made up “at least one and as many as five sources” appearing in multiple stories published over the past two semesters.  

In a letter to readers posted online yesterday, the editor-in-chief of the Oklahoma State University student newspaper confirms the staffer has been confronted and fired over the fabrications.


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